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  • Tessa Thompson: From ‘For Colored Girls’ to BBC America

    Jan 4, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Tessa Thompson, who appeared in the film “For Colored Girls,” has landed a co-starring role in the drama “Copper,” BBC America’s first original scripted series. British actor Tom Weston-Jones (“MI5”) has landed the lead, and Franka Potente (“Run Lola Run,” “The Bourne Identity”) will also co-star in the series co-created by Tom Fontana and Will […]

  • Thandie Newton Reteaming with Tyler Perry for ‘Good Deeds’

    Apr 7, 11 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments


    *Thandie Newton and Tyler Perry will follow up their collaboration in last year’s “For Colored Girls,” with the director’s upcoming romantic drama “Good Deeds.” The actress has been cast in the lead as a single mom who catches the eye of Perry’s character, Glen Deeds, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Perry is writing, directing and […]

  • The UK Corner DVD Review: For Colored Girls

    Mar 23, 11 by The UK Corner Leave a comment


    The arrival of this DVD is highly anticipated in the UK for the many fans who missed the brief release of For Colored Girls in select cinemas at the end of 2010. And Tyler Perry’s translation of Ntozake Shange’s timeless 1975 Tony-nominated choreopoem (dance-infused cycle of poetic monologues) and Broadway smash does not disappoint. While […]

  • Janet Jackson Signs Production Deal with Lionsgate

    Mar 16, 11 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Janet Jackson is moving into the film production business. The singer/actress has just signed a production deal with Lionsgate, the studio that released three Tyler Perry films in which she starred. “Many people forget I started out as an actor,” Jackson told The Hollywood Reporter, referring to her TV stints on “Good Times” and “Diff’rent […]

  • Tyler Perry’s Latest Letter Details What He Does with his Money and More

    Feb 23, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Tyler Perry has sent out his latest letter and it bears some of the warmest sentiments from the holidays as well as the news that his last movie “For Colored Girls” was #1 in DVD sales last week. Can anyone tell us how the movie and/or the cast of brilliant African American women missed Oscar consideration? […]

  • ‘For Colored Girls’ Tops DVD Sales Chart

    Feb 21, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls” opened at No. 1 on the latest national DVD sales chart, beating a pair of other new releases that did better at the box office. “Girls” ($38 million box office), which documents the struggles endured by women of color as expressed in a series of 20 poems, overshadowed “Life As […]