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  • Parker Sawyers to Play Obama Opposite Tika Sumpter’s Michelle in ‘Southside With You’

    May 7, 15 by EURPublisher01 7 Comments

    *The romantic dramedy “Southside With You,” inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, has finally found an actor to play the young, future president. IM Global and producers Bob Teitel, Tika Sumpter and director Richard Tanne cast Parker Sawyers in the role, with Sumper set to play Michelle, according to Deadline.com. As previously reported, […]

  • Spike Lee: ‘Chiraq’ Uproar from Chicago Mayor Nothing New for Him

    Apr 22, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Although he reminisced over his past work, Spike Lee was a man of few words regarding his upcoming project, “Chiraq.” Speaking at this year’s Chicago International Movies & Music Festival (aka CIMMfest) on Saturday (April 18), the filmmaker referenced criticism over his first film “She’s Gotta Have It” while stating he is no stranger to […]

  • Spike Lee Film Title (‘Chiraq’) Rubs Chicago Mayor the Wrong Way

    Apr 20, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Spike Lee’s upcoming film titled “Chiraq” is putting a spotlight on Chicago, but the project’s title is something the city’s mayor has a problem with. In an interview with the Chicago Tribune, Rahm Emanuel voiced his disapproval of the title as he revealed how he brought his grievance to Lee. Taking its name from a […]

  • Spike Lee Eyeing Sam Jackson, Kanye, Common & Piven for ‘Chiraq’

    Apr 9, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    “Chiraq” is a word you may or may not have heard of if you’re not from the mean streets of the Windy City, Chicago. To be specific, “Chiraq,” is a slang word from the ‘hood that became synonymous with Chicago “because of its violent history and crime rates one of Americas most dangerous cities,” according […]

  • THE (03-20-15) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Mar 20, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE Have a vision. Be demanding. – Colin Powell […]

  • Lee Daniels Admits Desire to Snag Oprah for Season 2 of ‘Empire’

    Mar 12, 15 by Qwest7 5 Comments

    *If you haven’t tuned into “Empire,” count yourself among the minority. Fox’s hip-hop “Dynasty” continues its game-changing trek of attracting new viewers with each episode as it heads toward its March 18 season one finale, the question is what does “Empire” have in store for season 2? Chatting with The Hollywood Reporter, Fox Broadcasting’s David […]