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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. '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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  7. Lionsgate Publicity Executive Departs (Exclusive)

    4:33 pm 4/21/2011

    Stacey Mooradian, who was with the company for six years, was instrumental in press campaigns for films including "The Expendables," Precious," "Crash" and the "Saw" and Tyler Perry franchises. Read more

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  8. Black 'Thor' Actor Blasts Debate Over His Casting

    11:01 am 3/4/2011

    “It’s so ridiculous,” Idris Elba says as The Hollywood Reporter magazine looks at colorblind casting and the shrinking roles for African-American actors before Friday's NAACP Image Awards.Read more

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  9. EXCLUSIVE: 'Precious' Director Lee Daniels to Helm 'Anna in the Tropics'

    4:36 pm 12/13/2010

    "Precious" director Lee Daniels has signed on to develop and direct Anna in the Tropics, a film adaptation of Nilo Cruz’s Pulitzer and Steinberg Prize-winning Broadway play being produced by John Torres Martinez and Joe Lamy of Austin-based Mankind Entertainment.Read more

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