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Los Angeles Model Turned Director, Seeks Funding For Feature Film

Los Angeles, CA–Christina Cooper’s modeling career has allowed her to work with brands such as Reebok, Cristian & Co., Milano, Roberto Cavalli and Victoria Secret Pink. She has been able to walk the red carpet and talk about the news of her many accomplishments at the BET Awards, the ESPY’s and Emmy Awards. She is of Jamaican and Chinese descent. After …

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Problematic: Scarlett Johansson Set To Play Trans Man in Upcoming Film

The news that Scarlett Johansson will play the role of a trans-man in the upcoming film “Rub & Tug” has caused controversy. Many in the LGBQT community view it as erasure and say the role should not go to a cis-gender person. Deadline reports, “Rupert Sanders will direct Scarlett Johansson in the fact-based story of a woman who flourished in a male-dominated business …

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The Obamas Sign Production Deal With Netflix

Former President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama announced today that they have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix. They have also formed a production company, “Higher Ground Productions” to produce content. Netflix represents 49 percent of all streaming with 125 million subscribers worldwide. The Obama’s plan to produce diverse content that may range from documentaries and features to …

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Black Panther director Ryan Coogler talks working with Kendrick Lamar

“Film director and Oakland native Ryan Coogler is earning stellar reviews for his work in the much-anticipated film “Black Panther,” with some critics going as far as to say the superhero film will “save blockbusters.” The action flick won’t be released to a wide audience until Feb. 16, but reviews have already started pouring in from film critics, who have …

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