"42" and "The Help" had white helmers; "The Butler" and "12 Years a Slave" didn't. The Oscar-nominated director questions the studios' motives in telling black stories with scant African-American input: "It's as if the studios are saying, 'We want it black, just not that black.' "Read more
The DreamWorks Animation chief, in accepting the Anti-Defamation League's award before an industry crowd, cited Warner Bros.' and Legendary's "42" as an example of how "frame by frame, change happens.”Read more
UPDATED: Universal's sci-fi epic earns the actor his best North American opening outside of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise and "War of the Worlds"; "G.I. Joe" crosses the $300 million mark internationally after debuting in China to a stellar $33 million.
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