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  • 'Ride Along 2′ to Bow on Martin Luther King Weekend 2016

    Universal is banking on the success it had when it opened "Ride Along" this past Martin Luther King weekend and has set the sequel's date for that holiday weekend in 2016. Set to bow Jan. 15, 2016, the film has Ice Cube and Kevin Hart set to return and...
  • 'Ride Along 2' to roll out in January 2016

    Kevin Hart and Ice Cube will ride again in "Ride Along 2" on Jan. 15, 2016, Universal Pictures has announced. The follow-up to the hit buddy comedy "Ride Along" will once again debut over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, a date that proved successful...
  • Benjamin Bratt Joins 'Ride Along 2′ (EXCLUSIVE)

    Benjamin Bratt is set to join Ice Cube and Kevin Hart in Universal's "Ride Along 2." Tim Story will return to direct. Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi penned the script. Plot details are still vague, but Variety has been told that this installment will have...
  • Next 'Bourne' Film Pushed to July 2016

    Universal Pictures has pushed back the next untitled "Bourne" pic from Aug. 14, 2015 to July 15, 2016. Jeremy Renner is set to return with Justin Lin directing. Frank Marshall once again produces, alongside Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith for Captivate...
  • Motion picture academy invites 176 new members

    Motion picture academy invites 176 new members
    This post has been updated, as indicated below. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 176 new members into the organization on Friday, including Octavia Spencer, Terrence Malick, Matthew McConaughey, Kristen Wiig, Kerry Washington,...
  • Andrew Young and son of MLK help found network aimed at African Americans

     
    Martin Luther King III, a son of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and former UN Ambassador and onetime Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young are teaming up to launch Bounce, a broadcast network aimed at African Americans. The network, which plans......
  • 'Think Like a Man' brings romance to Culver City

     
    The upcoming Screen Gems movie “Think Like a Man” is a romantic comedy based on the best selling book by comedian Steve Harvey. It’s also a love letter of sorts to Culver City, which plays a starring role in the movie that opens next...
  • Two new independent films court African American ticket buyers

     
    Two new movies aimed at African American viewers: Movies aimed at African American moviegoers are typically the province of bigger-budget comedies and dramas. But this weekend, two independently financed productions are courting that same audience. The...
  • 'Think Like a Man's' Will Packer: Hollywood's new buzz king

     
    Ask most producers ahead of opening weekend how well their movie will do and they’ll start bragging about the blockbuster numbers from their studio tracking surveys....
  • Box Office: 'Think Like a Man' rakes in surprising $33 million

     
    The relationship comedy "Think Like a Man" beat expectations, coming in with $33 million at the box office this weekend. The Zac Efron tear-jerker "The Lucky One" grossed a respectable $22.8 million, while the nature documentary "Chimpanzee" started off...
  • 'Think Like a Man': Is this a watershed moment for black films?

     
    "Think Like a Man," starring Kevin Hart and Meagan Good, won the box office this weekend; the black-oriented romantic comedy took down "The Hunger Games."...