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  • BET Acquires Byron Allen’s ‘First Family’ and ‘Mr. Box Office’

    Apr 4, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *BET Networks announced today it has licensed over 100 episodes each of two sitcoms, “The First Family” and “Mr. Box Office,” from Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios to air on Centric starting April, 2013. Both first-run original series feature recognized and award-winning actors such as Bill Bellamy, Gary Busey, Gladys Knight, Christopher B. Duncan, Kellita Smith, […]

  • John Witherspoon: ‘I Ain’t DEAD, I’m in Ft. Lauderdale’

    Aug 10, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Veteran comedian John Witherspoon has been forced to release a statement verifying his existence after false reports that he was killed flooded Twitter on Thursday. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Not only did “RIP John Witherspoon” become a trending topic on Twitter, his biography on Wikipedia.com had also been updated to reflect the supposed death. […]

  • Eddie Murphy: Less is More in ‘A Thousand Words’ (Audio)

    Mar 8, 12 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *A very verbose Eddie Murphy extends his innate ability to be funny in the new Paramount Pictures/Dreamworks  movie A Thousand Words, opening March 9 in theaters nationwide. The premise of the story has Eddie Murphy in the gregarious role of Jack McCall as he is challenged to use his words wisely or face dire consequences now that he has […]

  • The Film Strip: John Witherspoon Talks ‘A Thousand Words’

    Mar 8, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *John Witherspoon is a staple in Ice Cube’s “Friday” films and the only one—other than Cube himself—who has appeared in all three. He says another “Friday” is about to go into production. On Friday, no pun intended, Witherspoon can be seen in “A Thousand Words” and tells The Film Strip in a phone interview that […]

  • Ice Cube Rep: ‘Friday 4’ Planned with Original Cast

    Dec 9, 11 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Ice Cube’s production company has confirmed it is developing a fourth “Friday” movie, and are looking to reunite the original cast. “Absolutely, yes the studio is in the process of getting the entire original cast to do another ‘Friday,’” a rep for Ice Cube’s company, Cube Vision Productions, told TMZ. “[Ice Cube] is very excited […]

  • Trailer: Eddie Murphy’s Upcoming Film ‘A Thousand Words’

    Nov 11, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Just one day after Eddie Murphy’s Oscar exit, the teaser trailer for his delayed comedy “A Thousand Words” has its debut. The Paramount/DreamWorks film, due in theaters March 23, 2012, stars Murphy as Jack, a man who will do anything to get what he wants (like faking a birth via phone to get to the […]