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  1. Lionsgate's Codeblack Taps Sanaa Lathan for 'Flyy Girl' Movie Adaptation

    12:50 pm 6/17/2015

    The 'Now You See Me 2' star will play a young African-American woman coming of age during the 1980s. Read more

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  2. Toronto Unveils New Juried Competition for International Films

    7:26 am 5/21/2015

    The inaugural Platform category will complement the coveted People's Choice Award, voted on by festgoers and considered an awards season baromoter. Read more

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  3. Hollywood's First Female Exec and First Black Oscar-Winning Screenwriter Discuss Industry's Diversity Problems (Podcast)

    10:20 pm 5/19/2015

    Academy members Marcia Nasatir, vp production at United Artists in the 1970s, and Geoffrey Fletcher, whose 'Precious' screenplay won an Oscar in 2010, joined THR's Scott Feinberg for the fourth episode of 'The Geezer and The Kid.'Read more

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  4. Mo'Nique: I Was "Blackballed" After Winning My Oscar

    9:00 am 2/19/2015

    The 2010 best supporting actress winner for 'Precious' — who refused to campaign for her award — says she was told by her director Lee Daniels that the perception is she's "difficult" and "tacky," and she's lost out on several roles as a result.Read more

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  5. Sundance: How the Fest's Quirky Indies Have Won Over the Academy

    12:30 pm 1/21/2015

    With two 2014 entries up for the best picture Oscar — 'Boyhood' and 'Whiplash' — THR awards analyst looks at the history of the Sundance-to-Oscar superhighway.Read more

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  6. Elissa Greer Named FilmDistrict Senior VP of Publicity

    5:27 pm 6/25/2012

    She joins the indie distributor's new marketing team assembled by Christine Birch.Read more

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  7. Lee Daniels' 'The Paperboy' Starring Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman to Get Canadian Release

    11:36 am 1/19/2012

    The drama, which also co-stars Matthew McConaughey, was picked up from Millennium Films by Canuck indie distributor D Films. Read more

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  8. Why Jennifer Hudson Turned Down 'Precious' Role

    5:12 am 12/26/2011

    The Oscar winner says she didn't want to gain weight to play the part.Read more

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  9. 'Mo'Nique Show' Put on Indefinite Hiatus

    4:24 pm 8/1/2011

    BET pulls the plug on the actress' late night talker.Read more

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