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  1. 'Get On Up': Film Review

    9:00 am 7/28/2014

    Director Tate Taylor’s energetic follow-up to "The Help" stars Chadwick Boseman as funk maestro James Brown.Read more

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  2. Octavia Spencer Headed to Trial Over Weight Loss Endorsement

    8:48 am 7/21/2014

    A diet company claims the actress breached her contract by not using preapproved tweets and refusing to allow "before" and "after" photos.Read more

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  3. Mick Jagger Opens Up About L'Wren Scott Death, Saying It's Been a 'Very Hard Year' (Video)

    6:47 am 7/18/2014

    The Rolling Stones frontman was joined on NBC's "Today" by the cast, director and producers of the upcoming James Brown biopic "Get On Up" and talked about what they loved about the Godfather of Soul.Read more

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  4. Kevin Costner's 'Black and White' Wins Appeal to Overturn R Rating

    10:09 am 6/27/2014

    The drama was written and directed by Mike Binder. Read more

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  5. Emmys: On the Set of 'Mom' With Anna Faris, Guest Star Octavia Spencer

    10:30 am 6/13/2014

    The Oscar winner calls her appearance on the Chuck Lorre comedy — recently awarded with a Television Academy Honor for its portrayal of characters struggling with alcoholism — "a deliciously sweet experience."Read more

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  6. New 'Get on Up' Trailer: James Brown Overcomes Family Drama to Find Success (Video)

    1:58 pm 5/28/2014

    "42" star Chadwick Boseman sings and dances in the latest look at Universal's upcoming biopic.Read more

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  7. Octavia Spencer Joins Shailene Woodley in 'Insurgent'

    12:24 pm 5/12/2014

    Robert Schwentke is directing the sequel to "Divergent," also starring Theo James, Kate Winslet and Ansel Elgort.Read more

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  8. Larry Wilmore Caps Big Week for Black TV Stars

    5:46 pm 5/9/2014

    "The Minority Report" host becomes the latest black lead on the small screen, joining a rapidly growing roster of talent on newly ordered primetime series.Read more

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