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eddie murphy inducted into the naacp image awards hall of fame

Eddie Murphy, who is enjoying recent success with his Coming 2 America sequel has been inducted into the NAACP image awards hall of fame. “We are honoured to celebrate one of the most influential comedic geniuses in the entertainment industry and an individual who has inspired a generation of Black talent” says NAACP Award CEO and President. The awards are

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marvels falcon and winter soldier debuts on disney plus

Marvels streaming series “Falcon and Winter Soldier” staring Anthony Mackie and Daniel Bruhl who were last seen in “Avengers – Endgame” debuts on 19th March on Disney Plus. The series continues the story which was started in “Endgame” where Captain America gives his shield to the Falcon, prompting fans to speculate if he will be the next Captain America. The

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cyborg ray fisher celebrates snyder cut of justice league film on hbo max

Ray Fisher who plays Cyborg in the newly re-released Justice League Film has celebrated its release on Twitter. The 2017 version of the movie was originally Directed by Zack Snyder, but was unable to finish the film due to the death of his daughter. The eventual film was completed by Jos Wheden after reshoots. Much of Ray Fishers scenes were

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amazon primes coming to america II highest streamed film despite reviews

The long awaited sequel to Coming To America Film was released on Amazon Prime 4th March 2021. Originally due for a theatrical release, Amazon Prime acquired the rights from Eddie Murphy for a reported $125 million. Since its release, the film has become the highest streamed film on the second weekend, beating all other films. Despite mixed reviews Amazon Prime

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idris elba looks set to return as Heimdall in marvels thor ragnarok

Photos from Australia of Idris Elba has started rumours that he will appear in the Marvel film “Thor Ragnarok” which is currently filming in Australia. On-set photos with Chris Hemsworth also added to the rumours of his part in the film. Since the last Avengers film, Golden Globe nominee Idris has appeared in Hobbs and Shaw and will appear in

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black superman in the works as Ta-Nehisi Coates pens new film

A new Superman movie is in the works, which will be produced by Star Wars director J J Abrams. Deadline has confirmed the project moving forward with African-American Ta-Nehisi Coates penning the script who is known for his previous work black social issues. So far no director has been confirmed but the news has started the rumours about a possible

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avenger anthony mackie’s outside the wire debuts jan 2021 on netflix

Film and stage actor Anthony Mackie who rose to global stardom as Falcon in the Marvel Movies stars in Outside the Wire. Outside the Wire is a Sci-fi thriller about a drone pilot who teams up with an android officer, played by Mackie to stop a global catastophe. Reviews so far are positive and the consesus is plenty of action

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lethal weapon 5 release news – director richard donner still on to direct

Lethal weapon director Richard Donner has confirmed he will direct Lethal Weapon 5. He confirmed to the Telegraph that this will be the last one. The film will reunite stars Mel Gibson and Danny Glover who appeared in the previous 4 films which started in 1987. The films have raked in almost 1 billion dollars at the worldwide box office.

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netflix’s brigderton depiction of queen charlotte as black supported by historians

Netflix show Bridgerton has received criticism, portraying Queen Charlotte as black. However, many historians say Queen Charlotte was descended from Margarita de Castro y Sousa, a black branch of the Portuguese Royal House. Her marriage to King George III in 1761 made her Queen of England. Portraits and descriptions of her also support her African lineage. The show is Netflix’s

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