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Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt Team To Produce- Selma

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Paramont Pictures and Selma Productions, LLC., are involved in a feature drama about Martin Luther King‘s 1965 landmark voting rights campaign regarded as the peak of the civil rights movement, and none other than Media mogul Winfrey Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt -via his Plan B production company, and its execs Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner. Plan B was behind 12 Years a Slave, the slave drama that just nabbed 10 Oscar nominations- have boarded the project as producers.

Also producing Selma is Christian Coulson, who won an Oscar for producingSlumdog Millionaire. Pathe, the company which financed last year'sMandela: Long Walk to Freedom, is financing Selma, and the company’s Cameron McCracken also is producing.
Paramount is tying down U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to the film. 
David Oyelowo plays King in the film, reteaming with “Middle of Nowhere” director Ava Duvernay. Oyelowo has appeared in a couple of other civic-minded films recently — “Lincoln” and “The Butler,” in …

Legendary wordsmith, Maya Angelou dies at age 86

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Maya Angelou, a renowned poet, novelist and actress, has died at age 86, her literary agent, Helen Brann, said Wednesday. She died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Brann said. Also a professor, singer and dancer, Angelou's work spans several professions. In 2011, President Barack Obama awarded her with the Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor.

One of Angelou's most revered books was "I Know Why the Caged Sings." Writer Julian Mayfield is said to have described the autobiography as "a work of art which eludes description." Angelou spent her early years studying dance and drama in San

Francisco but dropped out at age 14, instead becoming the city's first African-American female cable car conductor. Angelou later returned to high school to finish her diploma and gave birth a fewweeks after graduation. While the 17-year-old single mother waited tables to support her son, she acquired a passion for music and dance, and tou…

Denzel Washington’s The Equalizer Releases First Trailer

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Sony has released the first trailer for The Equalizerstarring Denzel Washington and Chloe Grace Moretz. And it looks like an action packed thriller that could be a big hit with audiences.. The film, based on the 1980′s CBS show of the same name, also stars Melissa Leo and was directed by Antoine Fuqua. Fuqua is best known for his 2001 film Training Day which also starred Denzel Washington and earned Washington an Academy Award for Best Actor that year. In the film Washington plays a reluctant vigilante with some special ops skills who makes enemies with the Russian Mafia after coming to the rescue of a young girl in need (Moretz). The TV series “The Equalizer” starred Edward Woodward and ran on CBS for four seasons (1985-1989). The TV show is considered a cult classic and had both a memorable score and tag line. “Odds against you? Need help? Call the Equalizer.” The 2014 version of The Equalizer is scheduled to hit theaters September 26th, 2014. Below is the official trailer and below…

Jeralean Talley Supercentenarian Celebrates her 115 Birthday

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Jeralean Talley is an American supercentenarian who is, at the age of 115 years, 1 day, the oldest living American since the death of Elsie Thompson on March 21, 2013 and she turned 115 this week!

Jeralean was born in Montrose, Georgia on May 23, 1899 and is one of 11 siblings.



From the first ice cream cone to the first Superbowl she’s seen it all.

She's lived thru 20 different presidents, the civil rights movement, the great depression and the Silicon Valley dot com boom. Talley says at her age she does and says what she wants, and the guiding principle in her life is the golden rule.

The year she was born there were no planes in the sky and no cars on the road. She was 29 the year bubble gum hit the market. She was alive the year the planet Pluto was discovered, and she was still alive when it was demoted from being a planet. She never drove a car, saying that she tried it once but pushed the wrong pedal, causing it to go in reverse rather than move forward. She never wanted to…

Kanye West Wears Interesting Combo For His Own Wedding Brunch

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The Kim Kardashian and Kanye West wedding weekend is finally here, and the rapper and the Kardashian family are, typically, styling all over Europe. The first stop on the itinerary is a pre-wedding brunch in Paris, hosted by designer Valentino Garavano at his 17th-century château. For his part, Kanye showed out with a dope formal look that still bears that signature Yeezy twist—a midnight blue tux with contrasting lapels, a leather button-up shirt, and air-tie, all paired with some Saint Laurent Bluchers.  The fact that Kanye wore a tuxedo from Valentino's spring/summer 2014 collection is just one style lesson we learned from the brunch that went down at the designer's plush 17th century estate, along with a bunch of other amazing moments. The weekend is reportedly jam-packed with wedding-related events so keep it locked here for updates on what will surely be a weekend where Kanye shows out.




Armani Junior Taps Quvenzhané Wallis as First Face

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Ten-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis, star of Beasts of the Southern Wild, has been named the face of Armani Junior, Giorgio Armani’s line for children and teens.


Just about a year and a half after wearing an adorable, navy-blue Armani tulle dress with puppy purse to the 2013 Oscars, Quvenzhané Wallis has been named the face of the house’s junior collection.
Giorgio Armani has tapped Oscar-nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis as the fresh face of his Armani Junior fall ad campaign. The 10-year-old star of the upcoming Annieremake is the first major child celebrity to be the face of a luxury brand.
In a statement released by Armani, he expressed his reasons for picking Wallis. “Quvenzhané is so talented despite her young age. She is a child who has the natural ability to play many different roles,” Armani said. “Her kindness, curiosity and openness toward others really struck me, as they are all traits that I admire. It is for this very reason that I wanted her to be the face of Armani Junior.…

Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland join Michelle Williams on new gospel track

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The ladies of Destiny's Child have joined forces again, with Beyoncé Knowles and Kelly Rowland providing vocals on Michelle Williams' new EDM-tinged gospel number, "Say Yes."


The ladies of Destiny's Child have joined forces again, with Beyoncé Knowles and Kelly Rowland providing vocals on Michelle Williams' new EDM-tinged gospel number, "Say Yes." Below, you can take a listen to "Say Yes," which reimagines the Nigerian gospel song, "When Jesus Says Yes," with bouncing percussion and punctual synths that drop into heavenly horn stabs, as well as the trio's always potent harmonies. According to reports, Williams, Beyoncé and Rowland recently shot a video for "Say Yes," which will appear on Williams' upcoming solo effort, Journey to Freedom, slated for release later this year. As Williams pointed out herself, the below version has yet to be mixed and mastered. "Say Yes" is not the first time Destiny's…

The Shield' actor Michael Jace charged in wife's death

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"Jace confessed to killing wife on 911 call""April Jace suffered gunshot wounds in the upper body"

Michael Jace, who played a Los Angeles cop in TV's "The Shield," has been arrested in the fatal shooting of his wife, police said Tuesday.

Police found April Jace, 40, shot to death in her south Los Angeles home Monday night, Los Angeles Police Det. Lyman Doster said.

Michael Jace, 51, called 911 to report that his wife had been shot, Det. Dean Vinluan said, adding that he "was on the phone with the operator." Neighbors who heard gunshots also called 911, he said.

"At this moment, the motive of the murder is believed to be domestic violence," a police statement said.

Investigators detained Jace at the couple's Hyde Park-area home Monday night and booked the actor on a homicide charge early Tuesday, according to Doster.

Jace was booked into a Los Angeles jail with bail set at $1 million.

Reporters have been unable to find the nam…

THE FALSE ENDORSEMENT

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I have been soNOT  trying to put the Congressman from the 4th District of Georgia on full blast but... he touts a Presidential endorsement for his 2014 re-election bid against his one and only opponent Thomas Brown, however, that endorsement was from his2012 re-election campaignwhere he was endorsed by Obama, who called Johnson "a tireless champion for all of metro Atlanta middle-class families when He faced Republican J. Chris Vaughn in the November general election.   Today, Johnson still touts the same awesome photo of himself deplaning Air Force One with the President and is even using that 2012 endorsement letter in radio commercials and even local news papers to sway the vote in the nearly 90% Democratic district, passing it off as a new 2014 endorsement.
Johnson has been using this  "FALSE ENDORSEMENT" to net him other hi ranking endorsements to help propel his campaign,  that stands in grave Jeopardy. 
YES he was endorsed by our President but Not this election, N…

Michael Jackson Hologram Rocks Billboard Music Awards

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The late Michael Jackson has made a stunning "appearance"  at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas

The Michael Jackson performance on the Billboard Music Awards was the result of nearly half a year of planning, choreography and filming, not to mention the development of new technology. Producers of the Billboard Music Awards did not see even a portion of the film until eight days before the broadcast. "We've been talking about it for the last five months and while we were talking about it they were still inventing the process," says BBMA director and producer Larry Klein. "It was really strange talking about something that did not exist."

Jackson, in hologram form, performed "Slave to the Rhythm" midway
through Sunday night's show with a five-piece band and 16 dancers live onstage. Jackson appeared in gold jacket, white T-shirt and brick red trousers on a set modeled on the art work for the album "Dangerous," an appropriate …