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James Cromwell, Bruce Dern, Naturi Naughton, Harry Lennix, Kat Graham, Join Cast of Mark Amin’s EMPEROR

TV News Desk Jun. 20, 2018 EMPEROR is inspired by the true story of Shields Green (Okeniyi), who in 1859 escaped from a plantation and made a daring journey north where he met Frederick Douglass and John Brown (Cromwell). With the opportunity to continue to freedom in Canada, Green instead chose…

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James Cromwell, Bruce Dern & More Join Civil War-Era Drama ‘Emperor’

by Amanda N’Duka June 20, 2018 10:57am EXCLUSIVE: Oscar nominees James Cromwell and Bruce Dern have signed on for Emperor, joining previously announced star Dayo Okeniyi in the Civil War-abolitionist film directed by former Lionsgate exec Mark Amin. Paul Scheer, Harry Lennix, Naturi Naughton, Mykelti Williamson, Ben Robson, Keean Johnson, and Kat Graham are also attached to co-star…

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‘The Hunger Games’ Actor Dayo Okeniyi To Star In Historical Drama ‘Emperor’

by Amanda N’Duka EXCLUSIVE: Dayo Okeniyi, best known for his role in The Hunger Games as well as NBC’s Shades of Blue, has been tapped as the lead in Emperor, a Civil War-era historical drama from Sobini Films. Former Lionsgate exec and Sobini founder Mark Amin is directing the pic. Written by Amin and Pat Charles, the screenplay is…

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‘Hunger Games’ actor seen in Savannah. Lots of extras needed for his new big movie

BY LISA WILSON lwilson@islandpacket.com June 13, 2018 03:47 PM Updated June 13, 2018 03:55 PM Actor Dayo Okeniyi, who portrayed Thresh in “The Hunger Games,” is in Savannah filming a new drama, according to posts on his Instagram page. Okeniyi has been cast as the star of “Emperor,” a Civil War-era movie…

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BLACK MUSIC MONTH – THE SOUNDTRACKS

All month I’m going to assemble a list of great black artists and songs. I’ll start with great black soundtracks, since I won’t be able to do the Black Movie Soundtrack show at the Hollywood Bowl this summer. BLACK ORPHEUS Not only one of the greatest soundtracks, but arguably the…

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MARSHALL wins 2018 Silver Gavel Award

BY JAMIE HWANG The ABA announced winners of the 2018 Silver Gavel Awards for Media and the Arts, which recognize outstanding efforts to foster the public’s understanding of law through media. From 19 finalists, the Standing Committee on Gavel Awards selected six pieces of media for Silver Gavels with four others receiving honorable…

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Letitia Wright Says Shuri Could Be The Next Black Panther In Avengers 4 & It’s Awesome

By Ani Bundel When Avengers: Infinity War ended there were almost no loose ends left behind. The film accounted for nearly everyone who was done and dusted, except one: Shuri, T’Challa’s little sister. Because Infinity War was finished before Black Panther came out, the Russo Brothers didn’t know she’d be a fan favorite or audiences would worry…

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