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January 2016


Cory Hardrict added to “All Eyez on Me” cast

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By Mandela Wells 1/28/16 Actor Cory Hardrict is set to play Hatian Jack in the Tupac Shakur biopic “All Eyez on Me.” Haitian Jack was one of the most feared men in the music industry at the time, as he…


Fox Searchlight Pictures acquire international distribution rights for “Birth of a Nation”

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By Francesco DeLuca 1/27/16 Fox Searchlight Pictures has acquired worldwide distribution rights for Nate Parker’s upcoming slave drama “Birth of a Nation.” The film was extremely well received following its Sundance Film Festival debut, and was met with a standing…


Sony Pictures nabs rights to Anna Gunn’s “Equity”

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By Haley Albin 1/27/16 Let’s get down to business: You’ve seen “The Big Short” and “Margin Call” and now, here’s “Equity”, the latest Wall Street themed film, but focused on the women in the business. Sony Pictures has obtained the…


Ice cube to reprise role as Darius Stone in XXX: The Return of Xander Cage

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    By Mandela Wells @MwellsDJ 1/27/16 Many thought it wouldn’t happen but its official, Xander Cage and the 2nd XXX agent Darius Stone will both be featured in “XXX: The Return of Xander Cage.” Ice Cube is set to…


Mantis rumored to be featured in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

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By Jason Abdow 1/27/16 While it is expected that Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bauista), Rocket (Bradley Cooper), and Groot (Vin Diesel) will all be returning for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” there are rumors…


Gold Star films developing a new Lee Ledbetter biopic

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By Lyndsay Crescenti 1/26/16 Gold Star Films is developing a new project about Lee Ledbetter. With its tentative title of “Getwell Road,” the film will follow the 1950’s pioneer of female pharmaceutical sales representative through the eyes of her son,…


Jessica Chastain, Gugu Mbatha Raw, Alison Pill and Michael Stuhlbarg team up for gun control drama “Miss Sloane”

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By Mandela Wells @MwellsDJ 1/26/16 4 stars are all set to team up for a new drama film on the topic of gun control. Jessica Chastain (“The Martian”, “The Huntsman”), Gugu Mbatha Raw (“Beyond the Lights”, “Concussion”), Alison Pill (“The…


“A Dog’s Purpose” gets a release date

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By Mandela Wells @MwellsDJ 1/26/16 A new movie on a special type of dog is in the works. “A Dog’s Purpose” is the name of the film and it is set to star Dennis Quad, Peggy Lipton and Britt Robertson….


Sony Pictures to handle international distribution for “Blade Runner” Sequel

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by Mandela Wells @MwellsDJ 1/26/16   Sony Pictures has officially obtained the international distribution rights for the upcoming “Blade Runner” sequel. Warner Bros. Pictures is handling the distribution in North America and Canada. Denis Villeneuve will be directing this new…


Amazon closes deal for rights to “Manchester by the Sea”

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By Mandela Wells @MwellsDJ 1/26/16 Over the weekend during the Sundance film Festival, Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester by The Sea” was screened. The film received an extremely positive response and is even generating Oscar Buzz for 2017. Amazon studios has officially…

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