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  • Spike Lee Working to Bring ‘Do the Right Thing’ to Broadway

    Jul 6, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Looks like Mookie is coming to Broadway. According to Indiewire.com, Spike Lee is working to bring his classic 1989 film “Do the Right Thing” to Broadway as a play. The film director didn’t say exactly when the adaptation would hit Broadway, but he did confirm that it will be a play rather than a musical […]

  • Watch Obamas’ Message for 25th Anniv. of ‘Do the Right Thing’

    Jun 30, 14 by Deron Dalton 2 Comments

    *June 30 is the 25th anniversary of “Do the Right Thing” and the Obamas share a special connection to the film. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama went on their first date 25 years ago and saw the Spike Lee joint. And for that sentimental reason, the Obamas taped a special message before a screening […]

  • Brooklyn Now Has a ‘Do the Right Thing’ Day; Spike Lee Honored

    Jun 26, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *It doesn’t mean a day off, or free pizza at Sal’s, but Brooklyn’s new “Do the Right Thing” day does celebrate the historical significance of Spike Lee’s seminal film to the borough – on the 25th anniversary of its release. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Tuesday designated June 30 as “Do the Right Thing” […]

  • The 360 Degree Legacy of Ruby Dee – by Miki Turner

    Jun 12, 14 by Miki Turner 2 Comments

    *There are movie stars and then there are thespians. Ruby Dee, who died at the age of 91 at her home in New Rochelle, New York, was one of the latter. In Hollywood circles, Ms. Dee and her late husband, actor Ossie Davis, were truly one of the most significant creative couples in the history of […]

  • Whoopi, Spike, Debbie Allen, More Celebs Mourn Ruby Dee

    Jun 12, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Whoopi Goldberg, Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee were among the stars who used social media to share their thoughts about Oscar-nominated actress, poet, playwright and civil rights activist Ruby Dee, who died Wednesday at 91. Goldberg referred to Dee as a “spectacular woman, actor & activist” who is “reunited at last” with her late […]

  • NBC Creating Comedy Vehicle for Jerrod Carmichael

    Jun 12, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *NBC hasn’t given up on Jerrod Carmichael. According to Deadline.com, the network is finalizing a deal for a new pilot following an untitled presentation created by and starring the up-and-coming comedian. NBC is reportedly eyeing a quick turnaround for the project, based on Carmichael’s life and comedy. It’s “been one of the surprises of this […]