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jamie foxx voices first black lead in pixars soul film

pixar soul jamie foxx

The multi-talented Jamie Foxx, best known for his oscar winning portrayal of Ray Charles stars in new Pixar film about an aspiring Jazz musician who works as a New York school teacher. Just as he gets his big break, he has an accident and his soul leaves his body. Before he is completely dead, he must find a way to

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amazon prime’s coming to america ii TRAILER REVIEW

The long awaited sequel to 1988’s Coming To America Film is coming to Amazon Prime in 2021. The original, was a critical and box office success and Eddie Murphy went on to star in several hit movies over the next ten years. Early reactions to the trailer are positive, and the trailer stays faithful to the original movie, with much

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black star wars actress naomi ackie cast in i wanna dance with somebody biopic

The upcoming biopic “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” has cast Black British Actresss Naomi Ackie, who was said to impress at every stage of the audition process. Naomi recently won a BAFTA for her role in Netflix’s “The End of the F***Ing World”, appeared in “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” and Steve McQueen’s anthology series “Small Axe.” The film

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black panther ii film will not recast t challa

The new Black Pather Film is due for release July 2022. Marvel Producer Kevin Feige confirmed the film will be directed by Ryan Coogler, but the film will feature the other charactera from Wakanda. He stated that Chadwick Bosemans performance was “iconic and transcends any iteration of the character in any other medium from Marvel’s past”.

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black animated film canvas released on netflix dec 2020

Canvas is a new animated film by black animator Frank A Abney III. Abney a former Pixar animator. Canvas tells the story of a grandfather who suffers a devastating loss and finds joy again through his young granddaughter. Abney uses his own personal experience of losing his father as inspiration for the film and say this was a labour of

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bbc small axe mini-series review by caped informer

Small Axe Mini-series review of Small Axe the Mini-series starring John Boyega and Directed by Steve McQueen. Mangrove, the first film in the anthology mini-series, kicked off what I can expect to be an impactful yet, enlightening journey of real hard hitting racial realities of London’s West Indian population from the 1960’s to the 1980’s. It was a film that

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fresh prince of bel-air reunion airs on hbo max and sky tv

The Fresh Prince of Bel-air which ran from 1990 to 1996, starred Will Smith as his fictional name-sake Will from Philly airs on HBO Max from 19th Dec. The hugely popular show made, rapper-turned-actor, Will a household name, turning him into an International star. The show sees Janet Hubert who played Will’s mum, discuss her off-set feud with Will on

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