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CW’s ‘Vixen’ Renewed for Season 2, Could Become Live-Action Spin-Off

CW has announced a second season for its animated ‘Vixen,’ the first series starring a black superheroine, which could become a live-action series with Megalyn Echikunwoke.

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Film

Chiwetel Ejiofor & Thandie Newton’s ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ to Hit U.S. in May 2014

‘Half Of A Yellow Sun,’ an epic Nigerian drama starring Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (’12 Years A Slave’) and Thandie Newton (‘For Colored Girls’), is set for a U.S. premiere on May 16th in New York City.

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Anika Noni Rose & Sophie Okonedo Talk ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Broadway Revival in Elle

Stars of the latest revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s ‘A Raisin in the Sun,’ Anika Noni Rose and Sophie Okonedo speak on the classic play’s relevance in Elle April 2014.

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Whoopi Goldberg, Tichina Arnold, Mekhi Phifer Cast in ‘A Day Late and a Dollar Short’ Film Adaptation

Terry McMillan’s 2001 Best Selling novel, ‘A Day Late and a Dollar Short,’ will be adapted for film with an all-star cast led by Academy Award, Tony, Emmy and Grammy winner Whoopi Goldberg.

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Watch: Two New Clips From ‘The Watsons Go To Birmingham’ w/ Anika Noni Rose & Wood Harris

Check out two new clips from Hallmark’s civil rights era ‘The Watsons Go To Birmingham’ starring Anika Noni Rose, David Alan Grier, and Wood Harris.