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  • UK Black History Month: David Oyelowo Talks UK’s Denial of Black Culture

    Oct 16, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *David Oyelowo, the star of the upcoming Martin Luther King movie, “Selma,” called out his home country, the UK, for its lack of representation of black culture on the small and silver screens — saying the UK doesn’t utilize black actors and stories involving black folks. “There is a bizarre denial of our country’s black history,” he told […]

  • Damon Dash Sues Lee Daniels Over Unrecouped Film Investments

    Aug 14, 14 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments


    *Damon Dash is suing Lee Daniels, claiming the filmmaker reneged on a deal for the former Rock-A-Fella mogul to invest in his film projects – including “The Butler,” “The Paperboy” and “Precious.” According to TMZ, Dash also dumped $2 million into Daniels’ film “The Woodsman” in 2004, only to get stiffed. Dash also claims in […]

  • Nick Cannon on Richard Pryor Biopic: ‘May The Best Man Get It’

    Jul 13, 14 by Qwest7 6 Comments


    *Ever since news dropped about a planned biopic on Richard Pryor, speculation has run rampant over who would play the legendary comedian. Among the contenders is Nick Cannon, who has one of the rumored frontrunners. The “America’s Got Talent” host recently gave his two cents regarding the film and talk of him portraying Pryor during […]

  • EUR Perspective: EURweb’s Oscar Picks

    Jan 25, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *It was a mixed bag when the Oscar nominations were announced this year. “Twelve Years a Slave” earned a ton of well-deserved recognition – but “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” was, sadly, shut out of the honors. Oh well. Oh well. At least the Academy will have something to owe Daniels when his next picture comes […]

  • Lee Daniels Reveals Wanting to Kill Himself As A Kid Because of Bullying

    Jan 2, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *With a year filled with critical acclaim for his movie “The Butler,” life should be pretty good for Lee Daniels. As an adult, things are well for the filmmaker, but not without experiencing a childhood filled with bullying and suicidal thoughts over him being gay.

  • Oprah, Forest, ‘The Butler’ Snubbed by Golden Globes (Watch)

    Dec 12, 13 by EurPublisher 3 Comments


    *Earlier we announced that the Golden Globe nominations, but did you pay attention to who/what WASN’T nominated? OK, we’ll tell you. “Lee Daniel’s The Butler” and it’s cast including Forest Whitaker and yes, Oprah Winfrey. It’s certainly a surprise because Lady O has won critical acclaim for her role as the scrappy but supportive wife […]