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  • Damon Dash Files New Complaint in Lawsuit Against Lee Daniels

    Sep 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Damon Dash just put his foot on the gas regarding his lawsuit against director Lee Daniels. As previously reported, Dash is accusing the Oscar-nominated filmmaker of failing to fork over profits after investing in Daniels films “The Butler,” “Precious,” “The Paperboy,” “The Woodsman,” “Shadowboxer” and “Tennessee.” In August, Dash filed a summons that outlined his […]

  • 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 […]

  • Lee Daniels Not Feeling ‘PG-13’ Rating for ‘The Butler’

    Jan 24, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Director Lee Daniels is feeling a bit “muzzled” while making his first PG-13 film. “It’s very un-‘Precious’ and un-‘Paperboy,’” he tells The Hollywood Reporter of “The Butler,” about a White House staffer (Forest Whitaker) employed through eight presidential administrations. “I can’t go into my bag of tricks on this one: no urination, no baby falling […]

  • David Oyelowo Signs with WME Ahead of Sugar Ray Robinson Biopic

    Dec 20, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *A sure sign that his career is taking off, David Oyelowo has just signed with high-powered talent agency WME, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The British actor of Nigerian descent, who will be seen opposite Tom Cruise in “Jack Reacher” beginning Friday, remains with management firm Inphenate and U.K. agency Hamilton-Hodell. Oyelowo is an Indie Spirit Award […]

  • Denzel, Cheadle, ‘Django’ Among 2013 Golden Globe Nominees

    Dec 13, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Denzel Washington’s performance in “Flight,” Don Cheadle of Showtime’s “House of Lies” and the upcoming Jamie Foxx film “Django Unchained” were among the nominees announced this morning for the Golden Globe Awards, handed out annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press. The Civil War epic “Lincoln” leads the nominees with seven, among them best drama, best […]

  • Oprah Helps Push ‘Middle of Nowhere’ to Biggest Per Screen Opening

    Oct 15, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *“Middle of Nowhere” was a big hit, averaging $13,000 per screen over the weekend. The drama, about a woman coping with her jailed husband, opened on six screens and raked in $78,000, the best of any film in theaters. Compared to its larger counterparts, that’s pretty good. But not good enough. So media mogul, Oprah […]