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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. 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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  3. ABC Orders 'How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Black-ish,' 'American Crime,' 'Selfie,' 'Galavant,' More to Series

    7:03 pm 5/8/2014

    UPDATED: The pickups join previously announced "Astronaut Wives Club" and "The Club," with more to come tonight.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. Viola Davis to Star in ABC Drama 'How to Get Away With Murder'

    3:20 pm 2/25/2014

    The two-time Oscar nominee will play a law professor and criminal defense attorney in the drama from executive producers Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers. Read more

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  6. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Toronto Review

    7:30 pm 9/10/2013

    In his feature debut, New York filmmaker Ned Benson brings together a dream cast with Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy toplining.Read more

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  7. Telluride: 'Prisoners' Is Well-Made and Gripping, But Is It Academy Fare? (Analysis)

    11:54 am 8/31/2013

    Because of the detective-thriller's dark subject matter, the large number of its actors who shine in it and the Academy's longstanding genre biases, it may slip through the cracks.Read more

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  8. Prisoners: Telluride Review

    4:28 pm 8/30/2013

    Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal lead an all-star cast in Canadian director Denis Villeneuve's thriller about the search for two abducted children.Read more

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  9. Hammer Museum to Honor Writer Tony Kushner, Artist Robert Gober

    5:21 pm 7/10/2013

    Viola Davis will be on hand Oct. 5 to pay tribute to the Oscar-nominated "Lincoln" scribe at the Los Angeles museum's 11th annual Gala in the Garden.Read more

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