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Every single lead actor in the ‘Gods of Egypt’ is white

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Last Wednesday, creation of Alex Proyas’ Gods of Egypt began. The $150 million film centers on the showdown between the evil god Set and Horus. The issue? All of the lead actors are white. Gerard Butler stars as Set and Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldeu plays Horus. 

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Erika Alexander on why Hollywood is racist

“Living Single” actress Erika Alexander has a bone to pick with Hollywood. Having been in the industry for more than 20 years, the actress has experienced marginalization firsthand while seeking roles. Alexander took to her website to air her frustrations out with racist Hollywood, and to discuss the creation of a “Mad Men” episode that […]

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Oliver Stone walks away from MLK biopic because producers are ‘suffocating the man & the truth’

Director Oliver Stone was slated to spear-head a biopic on slain Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. But the movie creator recently announced that he will no longer sit at the helm of the production because producers wouldn’t approve his script that showed King’s flaws. 

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‘Awkward Black Girl’ creator Issa Rae joins Forbes’ ’30 Under 30′ list

Each year, Forbes releases their 30 Under 30 Entertainment list  The list reflects some of the hottest online entertainment executives, who are paving their way to stardom via YouTube and other social media platforms. This year, “Awkward Black Girl” and “Rachetpiece Theater” creator Issa Rae has joined the ranks. 

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Italian poster for ’12 Years A Slave’ diminishes star Chiwetel Ejiofor, highlights Brad Pitt

“12 Years A Slave’s” true lead role goes to Chiwetel Ejiofor, who plays Solomon Northup, the film’s protagonist, but posters in Italy make him out to be anything but the star. In fact, actor Brad Pitt who plays the small role as a Canadian man who aides in the release of the enslaved Solomon Northup, is presented as the film’s lead […]

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Jennifer Hudson receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Jennifer Hudson’s name became the 2,512th star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame Wednesday. The 32-year-old singer and actress smiled as she accepted the honor.

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Suge Knight: ‘Tupac should have a star on the walk of fame’

Suge Knight has voiced his opinions about who should have a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. A TMZ staff member caught up with Knight as he was getting his truck washed in Malibu.

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Chadwick Boseman Lands Lead Role in James Brown Biopic

A forthcoming James Brown biopic will reportedly star Chadwick Boseman as the soul legend.

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Actor Lee Thompson Young Found Dead

Actor Lee Thompson Young – famous for roles in the The Famous Jett Jackson, Rizzoli & Isles, and Friday Night Lights – has died. It is suspected that Young committed suicide. He was just 29-years old.

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Moviegoer Accuses Regal Cinema of Racial Profiling at ‘The Butler’ Showing

A moviegoer in Silver Spring, MD reported a heavy and excessive police presence in the theater where they screened The Butler, and has accused the theater of racial profiling: “As soon as we enter the theater we were greeted by an actual police officer who herded traffic in one direction,” Flowers tweeted. “The almost entirely black audience of #TheButler was subjected to watching the film while armed guards faced the audience. Why?”

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