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  • Spike Lee to Receive Honorary Academy Award

    Aug 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Spike Lee will finally get an Oscar. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday that the filmmaker and two actresses, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds, will receive honorary Academy Awards Nov. 14 at its annual Governors Awards ceremony. Lee and Rowlands will receive honorary Oscars for their career achievements. Each has been […]

  • Amazon to Put Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’ In Theaters for December Oscar Run

    Jul 16, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Spike Lee’s “Chi-Raq” won’t just be available for Amazon Prime members. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amazon Studios will put the movie in theaters for an awards-qualifying run in December, a bold move as the streaming service looks to be a major player in the original movie realm. “Chi-Raq,” which wrapped shooting last week in […]

  • Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’ to Become First Amazon Original Movie

    Jul 15, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Amazon Studios announced it has acquired Spike Lee’s new film “Chi-Raq” as its first Amazon Original Movie. The cast includes Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, Teyonah Parris, D.B. Sweeney, Harry Lennix, Steve Harris and Angela Bassett, as well as John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson. “Chi-Raq” – a Chicago nickname blending “Chicago” and “Iraq” […]

  • Andra Day Debuts ‘Forever Mine’ Ahead of Spike Lee Video (LISTEN)

    May 28, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *Buzzing chanteuse Andra Day reveals the first single “Forever Mine” from her debut album Cheers to the Fall out this fall via Buskin and Warner Bros. Records. “Forever Mine” is an ambling, doo-wop and Flamingos-inspired “love song to God” that doubles as the perfect slow drag across a dance floor while showcasing her distinct and timeless […]

  • Spike Lee in Chicago to Defend ‘Chiraq’ Musical about City Violence (Watch)

    May 14, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Spike Lee held a press conference Thursday in Chicago’s South Side, the setting of his upcoming musical “Chiraq” about the gun violence that has plagued the city. Lee has been criticized for the title (combining the names Chicago and Iraq) from aldermen and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who told the director that the title was unfair to […]

  • Jennifer Hudson, Common, Samuel L. Jackson Join Spike Lee’s ‘Chiraq’

    May 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

      *Chicago natives Jennifer Hudson, Common have been cast in Spike Lee’s upcoming film “Chiraq,” according to Screen Daily. Also slated to appear are John Cusack, Jeremy Piven and Samuel L. Jackson. Despite early reports, Chicago native Kanye West will not appear in the film. An update on the plot has also been released. It’s […]