Luke James will take on the role of Sean “Puffy” Combs in TV series about the murders of Biggie and Tupac
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Luke James will take on the role of Sean “Puffy” Combs in TV series about the murders of Biggie and Tupac

SINGER AND actor Luke James will take on the role of music mogul and founder of Bad Boy Records P Diddy in the USA’s anthology series, Unsolved: The Murders of Biggie and Tupac. In true crime style, the series will chronicle the major police investigations into the murders of the rap stars. Penned by Suits … Continue reading

‘Girlhood’ actress Karidja Touré to play 19th-century black equestrian Selika Lazevski in new movie
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‘Girlhood’ actress Karidja Touré to play 19th-century black equestrian Selika Lazevski in new movie

FRENCH ACTRESS Karidja Touré will play 19th-century black equestrian Selika Lazevski in a film depicting her life. Karidja, who starred in 2015 coming-of-age drama, Girlhood, takes the lead in The Adventures of Selika, short film based on Selika, whom the film’s writer Sybil H. Mair reimagines as an African princess forced to leave her home and find … Continue reading

British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw lands lead role in Hollywood superhero thriller ‘Fast Color’
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British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw lands lead role in Hollywood superhero thriller ‘Fast Color’

BRITISH ACTRESS Gugu Mbatha-Raw will play a superhero in upcoming Hollywood film, Fast Color. Fast Colour follows Gugu as Ruth, a young woman who has to go on the run after it’s discovered she has super powers. Finally, after years on her own, she returns to her family, now the only safe haven she has. … Continue reading

This year marks 20 years since the release of romantic classic, ‘Love Jones’, written and directed by 26-year-old Theodore Witcher
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This year marks 20 years since the release of romantic classic, ‘Love Jones’, written and directed by 26-year-old Theodore Witcher

YESTERDAY MARKED 20 years since Theodore Witcher, aged 26 at the time, wrote and directed romantic classic, Love Jones. He was a rookie writer and director when he wrote the definitive love story, which starred Nia Long and Larenz Tate, in the first of what producers hoped would be a series of revisionist films about … Continue reading

‘Get Out’, starring British actor Daniel Kaluuya, crosses coveted $100 million mark at the box office
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‘Get Out’, starring British actor Daniel Kaluuya, crosses coveted $100 million mark at the box office

JORDAN PEELE’S socially-conscious horror film, Get Out, starring British actor Daniel Kaluuya, is has crossed the coveted $100 million mark at the box office. The film is the fastest to reach the mark for production company Blumhouse, which was also behind Split, as well as the Paranormal Activity and the Insidious franchises. It is only … Continue reading