Jackie Robinson Biopic ’42’ Not a Home Run, but a Solid Base Hit

By Lilly Workneh, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Jackie Robinson was a legendary baseball player and a trail-blazing athlete – but his epic story retold in director Brian Helgeland’s “42” is an honest attempt at a home-run that instead sits safely at third base. The movie revolves around gifted rookie Chadwick Boseman (in his first lead role) — who portrays […]

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Christopher Meloni in Talks for ‘True Blood’ Role

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Det. Stabler could be coming to Bon Temps soon. Former “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” star Christopher Meloni is currently negotiating for a role in the upcoming fifth season of HBO’s vampire drama “True Blood,” the network has confirmed to TheWrap. No word on what role Meloni would play specifically, […]

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‘Law & Order: SVU’ News: Stabler’s Departure to Create Fallout

Apparently Det. Elliot Stabler’s departure is going to have a profound effect on the “Law & Order: SVU” squadroom. Stabler’s fate was sealed last spring when series mainstay Christopher Meloni failed to reach an agreement for a new contract after 12 years on the show. As a result, last season’s finale had the veteran cop […]

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‘Law & Order: SVU’ Books Two New Detectives

The hunt for “Law & Order: SVU’s” two new detectives has ended. NBC has signed Kelli Giddish (“Chase”) and Danny Pino (“Criminal Minds”) as series regulars. Pino will replace a departing Christopher Meloni, while Giddish is potentially being groomed to take over for Mariska Hargitay – who has requested a lighter schedule when the hit […]

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Is ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Close To Finding Its Man To Replace Meloni?

It looks like a major “Law & Order: SVU” mystery is close to being solved. Deadline Hollywood is reporting that the show’s producers have narrowed down the competition to replace departing Christopher Meloni to four actors. The four men — Danny Pino (“Cold Case”), Kevin Alejandro (“Southland”), David Conrad (“Ghost Whisperer”) and Michael-Raymond James (“Terriers”) […]

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