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Omar Sy: “It’s always been my dream to play this kind of a role”

For actor Omar Sy, who stars alongside Tom Hanks in “Inferno,” the film offered an opportunity to play a dramatic role. “I have a background in comedy – I’m always smiling,” Sy explains, “but in this movie, Ron gave me the chance to play a tough guy, and I feel …

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ConcertMusicNews

Shina Olawale Wins Ojaja II talent hunt

Shina Desalu Olawale a.k.a Shindosky emerged winner of the first Ojaja II Musical Talent Hunt and Concert. His Imperial Majesty the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, conceptualized the event to engage youth through music. The concert held at the Ooni’s palace in Ile-Ife on Saturday 10th of …

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2016 AFRIMMA Awards

The Black Academy of Arts and letters was a beehive of activities, October 15th 2016, as African Muzik Awards (AFRIMMA) hosted its 3rd award ceremony featuring African Music superstars; 2Face, Flavour, Kcee, Stanley Enow, Nikki Laoye, Sautisol, Afya, to mention a few. Comedian Basketmouth and Atlanta based Reality TV star …

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David Oyelowo: “As a Nigerian, I’m frustrated By How Little We See of the Real Face Of Africa In Western Movies.”

Finding actors to play characters based on real people is never an easy fete, but director Mira Nair’s first choice for the role of Robert Katende in Disney’s “Queen of Katwe” was David Oyelowo. “David is a chameleon,” says Nair. “He allows himself to disappear into whichever role he is …

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The ‘Magnificent Seven’ not too Far From the Original

With seven appealing actors playing characters with charming quirks, there’s good reason to watch this latest remake of “The Magnificent Seven.” Based on John Sturges’ 1960 film, in which Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen starred, the film itself was an old West reimagining of Akira Kurosawa’s iconic film “The Seven …

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Alicia Keys partners with Disney on new song featured in “Queen of Katwe”

Walt Disney Studios is partnering with 15-time GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artist Alicia Keys (“Girl on Fire,” “No One”) on the studio’s upcoming film release “Queen of Katwe,” which opens in limited release September 23 and expands wide September 30, 2016.  The multi-talented singer/songwriter/producer’s new original song, “Back to Life,” appears in …

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Phyno thrills at Afrimma pre-party

Phyno; African award winning entertainer and one who is acclaimed to have a unique style with rapping in his native tongue, thrilled a capacity crowd at the Villa Lounge in Addison Texas during the African Muzik Magazine Awards-AFRIMMA pre-party. Guests had arrived in stunning outfits just as Dallas based to …

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The Role Of Captain Sullenberger Was One Tom Hanks Says He Couldn’t Turn Down

The last time audiences saw Tom Hanks in a major motion picture, he was playing the heroic Captain Phillips in the award-winning movie of the same name. He’s back at the wheel of another heroic character and this time he’s playing Captain “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot who glided his disabled …

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