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  • 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 […]

  • Spike Lee Releases Soccer Short ‘The Game’ for World Cup (Trailer)

    Jun 12, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Spike Lee shot a short film, “The Game,” about Brazil’s beloved soccer as the World Cup 2014 tournament kicks off tonight in Rio, with the host nation taking on Croatia in the opening game. The film details the story of a young Brazilian boy who, sporting his country’s colors, follows a football through the streets […]

  • Spike Lee Sued Over ‘Oldboy’ Movie Poster

    May 28, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Months after Juan Luis Garcia came forward to claim that Spike Lee had used his proposed movie posters for “Oldboy,” the designer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit. According to The Hollywood Reporter’s Eriq Gardner: The complaint was filed on Tuesday in California federal court by Garcia, who says he previously designed the posters for […]

  • Pharrell Set for Spike Lee-Directed ‘American Express Unstaged’ Concert

    May 27, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Pharrell Williams has been tapped to kick off the latest installment of “American Express Unstaged” live-streaming concert series, a partnership with Vevo and YouTube. Williams will play a special show at New York’s Apollo Theater on June 3 that will stream live at amexunstaged.com at 9:00 p.m. EST/6:00 p.m. PST, with a production directed by […]

  • The Film Strip: ‘Godzilla’ Returns and Raises the Bar

    May 14, 14 by Marie Moore Leave a comment

    *At the JW Marriott Essex House in New York City, the city last visited by the stomping “Godzilla” in 1998, Aaron Taylor-Johnson said he did not see that disappointing film, or the other 27 for that matter. However, he was hell-bent on the Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures rebirth of the international leviathan icon. “I […]