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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 'Get On Up' Trailer

    9:35 am 3/14/2014

    Chadwick Boseman stars in Tate Taylor's drama based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul James Brown. The film with an all-star cast including Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd and Nelsan Ellis is set to hit theaters on Aug. 1. Read more

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  5. TV Pilot Season Trend: More Black Actors

    5:00 am 3/7/2014

    Halle Berry, Viola Davis, Anthony Anderson and Octavia Spencer are among those starring in pilots this season.Read more

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  6. Judge Trims Octavia Spencer's Endorsement Lawsuit

    10:17 am 3/4/2014

    The actress won't be able to pursue a claim that a diet company fraudulently got her to pitch its product.Read more

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  7. Octavia Spencer to Star in Fox's 'Red Band Society'

    12:06 pm 2/14/2014

    The Oscar winner will make her series TV debut in the adaptation of the acclaimed Spanish drama from executive producer Steven Spielberg.Read more

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  8. Watch The Hollywood Reporter's Actress Roundtable Tonight on PBS SoCal

    10:00 am 12/29/2013

    The latest episode of a holiday television event features Oprah Winfrey, Amy Adams, Emma Thompson, Julia Roberts, Octavia Spencer and "12 Years a Slave's" Lupita Nyong'o talking about crying for Steven Spielberg, dumb audition moments and "muff shots."Read more

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