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“Basketball Wives” alumnus Tami Roman is spreading her wings into movie production. In this episode of “Coming Attractions” she speaks to TVONE and TheUrbandaily.com about her new film The Tombs, about the nightmarish conditions of central booking. RELATED POSTS: Is It Really The End In Final Destination 5? [VIDEO] What Crazy, Stupid, Things Have Stars […]

Much of the east coast is a mess after Hurricane Irene, but that didn’t stop the maids of “The Help” from cleaning up at the box office. For the second week in a row, ‘The Help’ was No. 1, with an estimated $14.3 million, fending off newcomers ‘Colombiana,’ ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’ and […]

Former NFL star turned actor Bubba Smith has died. A Los Angeles County coroner’s spokesman  said Smith was found dead at his Baldwin Hills home. A cause of death has not been determined. Smith was 66 years old. The 6-foot-7 Smith was drafted by the then Baltimore Colts in 1967 and spent five seasons with […]

British star John Boyega and super model Liya Kebede anchor this week’s edition of “Coming Attractions”, brought to you by TheUrbandaily and TV One. Their new films Attack The Block and Desert Flower will be in theaters soon!

It was officially confirmed yesterday that British actor Idris Elba will star in a sci-fi film called Pacific Rim, which will be directed by Guillermo del Toro (Pans Labyrinth, Hellboy). The story is set in the future at a time and place in which malevolent creatures threaten the earth, and the world has to band together to rid the planet […]

Tomorrow will see the nationwide release of one of this summer’s most anticipated movies – J.J. Abrams’ alleged homage to Steven Spielberg of old, Super 8. The film centers on a group of white kids in a small Ohio town in the 1970s whose adventures into film-making with their Super 8mm camera are interrupted by […]

In my last 2011 summer movie preview entry, I highlighted mainstream, studio blockbuster releases — from titles like Transformers: Dark of the Moon, to Captain America: The First Avenger. This time around, I will focus chiefly on alternate summer movie fare; “alternate” as in those relatively smaller films, mostly independently-financed and -produced, and/or foreign titles […]

The Russ Parr Morning Show’s own Alfredas was on the Black Carpet for the premiere of Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Tickets were sold for charity at a whopping $1,000 a piece to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Alfredas spoke with fans who stood in line for 36 hours to […]

As a fitting close to Black History Month, actor Idris Elba was the featured speaker for the Lens Project’s “Artist Spotlight” series. Held at the Paul Robeson Center of Rutgers University’s Newark campus this past Thursday evening, the lecture was moderated by Ms. Baraka Sele, the current Assistant Vice President of Programming of the New […]

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost twelve years since Malcolm D. Lee’s The Best Man, starring Nia Long, Taye Diggs, Morris Chestnut, Terrence Howard and a host of Black Hollywood’s best and brightest, first hit the big screen. The romantic comedy about a group of college friends reuniting for a fairy tale wedding […]