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  • Kevin Hart Takes Over For Omar Sy With ‘Intouchables’ Remake

    Oct 5, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Kevin Hart’s next film role could very well put the funnyman in different waters. Indiewire.com reports that Hart has been cast in the American remake of the award-winning French blockbuster “d’Intouchables” (released as “The Intouchables” in the States). The entertainer will star opposite Colin Firth (who will play the part originated in the French film […]

  • Oprah Winfrey, Shonda Rhimes Honored at Harvard (Pics)

    Oct 2, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte and Shonda Rhimes were among those honored at Harvard University on Tuesday at its annual celebration of African American culture. The university’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research presented its annual W.E.B. Du Bois Medals to eight people at the ceremony, also including British architect David Adjaye, Rep John […]

  • Harvey Weinstein Defends Jennifer Hudson’s Tony Performance

    Jun 9, 14 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *Apparently, some people had an issue with Jennifer Hudson being included in the Tony Awards last night, and it all has to do with Hollywood heavyweight Harvey Weinstein. According to Deadline.com, some Broadway insiders are accusing Weinstein of “muscling” his way onto the CBS telecast to promote “Finding Neverland,” the musical he’s been developing for Broadway […]

  • Harvey Weinstein on Rise of African-American Film: ‘It’s the Obama Effect’

    Mar 22, 14 by PJ 1 Comment

    *In light of the success of black films lately and in particular, Nest Picture Oscar winner “12 Years A Slave,” Harvey Weinstein said the number of African-American films recently amounts to a “renaissance” propelled by an “Obama effect.” “It’s overdue,” the Weinstein Co. co-chairman told TheWrap. “You have great black filmmakers like Lee Daniels, Ryan Coogler, […]

  • President Obama Labeled an ‘Avowed Racist’ for Sympathizing With ‘Gangster’ Trayvon Martin’s Parents

    Feb 7, 14 by Qwest7 4 Comments

    *File this under those who harbor extreme opposition to President Obama. Once again Ted Nugent goes in on the commander-in-chief as he labels Obama “an avowed racist” for expressing sympathy to the parents of Trayvon Martin. The National Rifle Association board member’s views were made known Wednesday during an interview with PennLive.com at the NRA’s […]

  • Gayle King Moderates First Lady’s ‘Careers in Film’ Symposium

    Nov 8, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *First Lady Michelle Obama is hosting a Careers In Film symposium today at the White House, with a solid lineup of talent on the guest list, including “Fruitvale Station” director Ryan Coogler and Naomie Harris, who plays Winnie Mandela in “Long Walk To Freedom.” The filmmakers’ discussion, also including The Weinstein Company chairman Harvey Weinstein, […]