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‘Blood Brothers’ Director on Exploring Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali’s Friendship in Documentary

When Blood Brothers director Marcus A. Clarke was presented with the opportunity to make a film about the relationship and subsequent

Netflix’s ‘Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali’: Film Review

The interviewees in Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali generously use words like “destiny,” “fate” and “prophecy” to describe the friendship between the two iconic civil rights activists at…

Rocky Balboa Threw Apollo Creed Fight in Sylvester Stallone’s Original, Darker Script

Sylvester Stallone’s first draft of Rocky was dark — so dark his then-wife Sasha Czack hated the character. The star, who turned 75 on Tuesday, said in a previous interview about his iconic…

Actual Films Names Justine Nagan Head of Production (Exclusive)

Veteran documentary producer Justine Nagan has been named head of production at Actual Films, the production company led by An Inconvenient Sequel directors Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk set for…

‘One Night in Miami’: Film Review | Venice 2020

Regina King makes her feature directing debut with Amazon's adaptation of One Night in Miami, the stage hit inspired by the 1964 encounter of four giants of sports, music and activism with…

Boxing Champions Attend Premiere of New Muhammad Ali Documentary ‘What’s My Name?’

Sugar Ray Leonard, Oscar De La Hoya and Sugar Shane Mosley all walked the red carpet at Regal Cinemas LA Live on Wednesday for the premiere of 'What's My Name,' a two-part HBO documentary about the…

Tribeca: ‘What’s My Name | Muhammad Ali’ Team Talk Telling the Icon’s Story in His Own Words

"This film is a lot about sports being a metaphor for something greater," director Antoine Fuqua told THR about 'What's My Name | Muhammad Ali,' his new two-part HBO sports doc about the sports icon…

Shelly Saltman, Promoter of Sports Events Featuring Muhammad Ali, Evel Knievel and Billie Jean King, Dies at 87

Shelly Saltman, a sports promoter who helped fuel interest in the Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match and Evel Knievel's attempt to jump the Snake River Canyon, has…

Oscar-Winning Muhammad Ali Doc ‘When We Were Kings’ to Become Stage Musical (Exclusive)

Producer David Sonenberg is developing a musical version of 'When We Were Kings,' Leon Gast's Academy Award-winning 1996 documentary about the historic heavyweight championship clash fought in Zaire…

Trump Says He May Pardon Muhammad Ali

"There is no conviction from which a pardon is needed," responded Ali's attorney.

‘Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes’: Film Review | SXSW 2018

Robert S. Bader's debut doc 'The Tale of the Tapes' tells the story of Muhammad Ali's life with an emphasis on his long relationship with TV host Dick Cavett.