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Most who were around at the time will probably remember Shavar Ross as young Dudley from Diff’rent Strokes in the 1980s. But the veteran actor has featured in several other TV shows and feature films since entering the business roughly 30 years ago; notably parts in popular series like Magnum PI, Designing Women, Amen, Growing […]

British star John Boyega and super model Liya Kebede anchor this week’s edition of “Coming Attractions”, brought to you by TheUrbandaily and TV One. Their…

British star John Boyega and super model Liya Kebede anchor this week’s edition of “Coming Attractions”, brought to you by TheUrbandaily and TV One. Their new films Attack The Block and Desert Flower will be in theaters soon!

It was officially confirmed yesterday that British actor Idris Elba will star in a sci-fi film called Pacific Rim, which will be directed by Guillermo del Toro (Pans Labyrinth, Hellboy). The story is set in the future at a time and place in which malevolent creatures threaten the earth, and the world has to band together to rid the planet […]

Tomorrow will see the nationwide release of one of this summer’s most anticipated movies – J.J. Abrams’ alleged homage to Steven Spielberg of old, Super 8. The film centers on a group of white kids in a small Ohio town in the 1970s whose adventures into film-making with their Super 8mm camera are interrupted by […]

In my last 2011 summer movie preview entry, I highlighted mainstream, studio blockbuster releases — from titles like Transformers: Dark of the Moon, to Captain America: The First Avenger. This time around, I will focus chiefly on alternate summer movie fare; “alternate” as in those relatively smaller films, mostly independently-financed and -produced, and/or foreign titles […]

The Russ Parr Morning Show’s own Alfredas was on the Black Carpet for the premiere of Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Tickets were sold for charity at a whopping $1,000 a piece to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Alfredas spoke with fans who stood in line for 36 hours to […]

If you took the friends from Love Jones and invited them to a party with the cast of 30 Years To Life you might end up with something like  Russ Parr’s 35 and Ticking. The romantic comedy follows a group of friends at various stages of their love lives trying to make a connection. Turning […]

Actor Terrence Howard, who is currently playing District Attorney Joe Dekker on Law & Order: SVU,  took a break from taping to offer his thoughts on racism and the judicial system. “As long as there are humans on the planet there will be some sense of racism until everybody looks exactly the same” he begins. […]

Tyler Perry is going to take off his dress again and go looking for love. According to Blackfilm.com the award winning director and actor is slated to direct, produce and star in a romantic comedy called Good Deeds. “It’s about a guy that’s torn between the girl he’s going to get married to and a […]

It’s January 3rd and we’re STILL seeing videos and pictures from Friday night/Saturday morning. Here’s a round-up of performances: First up is Jay-Z and Beyonce performing in Vegas. Chris Martin from Coldplay, Kanye and John Mayer joined them on stage as well. Bey and Jay were reportedly paid $2 Million for TWO songs. Must be […]

The African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) will honor the special achievements of iconic filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, film legend Lena Horne and veteran film journalist Roger Ebert, with 2010 AAFCA Awards at its second live ceremony on Monday, December 13, 2010, at the legendary Ebony Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles. AAFCA is the film industry’s […]