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Florence Kasumba: “I would love to play the sweet girl from next door”

Florence Kasumba can still remember when she got a call from her agent telling her that she had gotten that clandestine role, which she had auditioned for. “At that time, I didn’t know what movie it was for,” she recalls, “but it was very clear who she was. Someone who …

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Talking Monogamy: “My character wants to remain faithful, despite the issues,” says Wesley Jonathan

If your marriage’s in tatters, your first thought probably isn’t to swap your partner, but that’s what these couples are doing in the TV drama “Monogamy.” UMC’s new series explores the marital woes of several troubled couples who surrender themselves to a new counseling treatment called “Swap Therapy,” in an …

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Zoe Saldana snags a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame

She plays the daughter of the evil villain Thanos in Marvel’s “Avenger Infinity War” and has built a solid reputation as a versatile and well-respected actress by choosing roles she “feels passionate about.” Best known for her starring role as Neytiri in the record-breaking film “Avatar,” a James Cameron’s sci-fi …

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It’s an Infinity War that ends in Wakanda

For Kevin Feige, having Wakanda play a big role in “Avengers: Infinity War” was a decision that was made long before the release of “Black Panther.” “With the success of ‘Black Panther,’ it seems obvious that a third of our biggest film would take place in Wakanda, but the truth …

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Disney’s ‘Artemis Fowl’ reunites Nonso Anozie and director Kenneth Branagh

Disney is adapting yet another book to the big screen. “Artemis Fowl,” a series of eight science fiction fantasy novels written by Irish author Eoin Colfer is being adapted into a movie by award-winning playwright Conor McPherson. Principal photography has begun on Colfer’s first book, which will be directed by …

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‘I’ve played all these roles that are fairly quote-unquote important,’ says Gringo actor David Oyelowo

From a Botswanian Prince, a civil rights icon to a Tuskegee airman, David Oyelowo has tackled an incredible variety of serious roles. In his latest project, the classically trained Afro-British actor is tackling comedy and is sure to garner a few laughs in “Gringo” where he plays a Yoruba immigrant …

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Oscars So Diverse

An Asian, a Hispanic and two African-Americans all won Oscars at the 90th Academy Awards last night, which discarded old traditions for new ones. Gone was the Academy president’s customary speech with longer monologues padding out the biggest night in show business. Host Jimmy Kimmel wasted no time in addressing …

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Social media provides added layer to ‘Death Wish’ remake

A pointless reboot, which sees Bruce Willis reviving a role, made famous by Charles Bronson in the 1974 original, the film follows a citizen who turns vigilante after thugs kill his wife. Arguably, one of Bronson’s best films, the story was first told in Brian Garfield’s 1972 novel of the …

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