Zoe Saldana Reportedly Cast as Miles Davis’ Wife in Biopic

Fans already excited about Don Cheadle’s upcoming Miles Davis biopic “Kill the Trumpet Player” should welcome some new casting news. “Star Trek: Into Darkness” star Zoe Saldana has reportedly been cast opposite Cheadle as Frances Davis, the legendary jazz musician’s first wife, who appeared on Davis’ iconic “Someday My Prince Will Come” album cover.

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For ‘Django’ Producer, an Unexpected Oscar Ride

By Jake Coyle, AP, NEW YORK — Reginald Hudlin, director of films like “Boomerang” and “House Party,” never expected to be going to the Oscars as a best-picture-nominated producer of a slavery-era spaghetti Western by Quentin Tarantino. “I didn’t think it was happening when it was happening,” Hudlin says, laughing. The wide-ranging career of the 51-year-old filmmaker […]

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‘Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters 3D’ Is An Action-Packed Good Time

There’s been some conceptual skepticism about “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters 3D,” but it doesn’t make sense: if there was ever a fairy tale sequel that was meant to be made as a blood-and-guts action adventure, it’s Hansel and Gretel. After all, the Brothers Grimm classic isn’t about raven-haired princesses and sweet woodland creatures, it’s […]

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