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Letitia Wright steals show in ‘Black Panther’ breakout role

February 19, 2018

Photo: Actress Letitia Wright in Black Panther. Courtesy of Marvel Studios BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Letitia Wright still can’t believe she made the “Black Panther” poster. The 24-year-old actress has an out-of-nowhere star-making turn in the Marvel superhero film as the whip-smart Shuri, teenage sister to T’Challa and top scientist in Wakanda. Vibrant, funny…

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‘Black Panther’ blows away box office with $192M weekend

February 18, 2018

By Jake Coyle NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed “Black Panther” to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark. The Marvel film from the Walt Disney Co. blew past expectations to become…

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Reg E Cathey, known for ‘House of Cards,’ dead at 59

February 16, 2018

associated press NEW YORK — Emmy-winning actor Reg E. Cathey, best known for “House of Cards” and “The Wire,” has died. Cathey died at age 59, according to a statement from Netflix published in numerous reports. No other details were given. “The Wire” creator David Simon, announcing his death in a tweet on Friday, called…

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“Black Panther” stars and creators reflect on its arrival

February 16, 2018

By Ronda Racha Penrice Urban News Service Fans, who bought a record-setting number of advance tickets, weren’t the only ones anticipating the Feb. 16 opening of “Black Panther,” Marvel’s historic first Black superhero film. “I’ve been waiting a long time. I was just so, so excited because this was a movie [where] we all felt…

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‘Black Panther’ receives high praise after first screenings

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Chadwick Boseman, from left, Lupita Nyong’o, and Michael B. Jordan attend the “Marvel” panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)   By Lindsey Bahr associated press LOS ANGELES — “Incredible” and “kinetic” are just a few of the loving words that…

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Jordan Peele talks Oscars, “Get Out’ and Whoopi Goldberg

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Jordan Peele, Daniel Kaluuya at the PSIFF Creative Impact Awards & “10 Directors to Watch” at Parker Palm Springs on January 3, 2018 in Palm Springs, CA.  (Photo: Shutterstock) By Sandy Cohen associated press LOS ANGELES — Jordan Peele has been dreaming of his Oscar moment since he was 13, but now that…

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Winfrey picks novel ‘An American Marriage’ for book club

February 9, 2018

By Hillel Italie associated press NEW YORK — Tayari Jones, whose novel “An American Marriage” has been chosen for Oprah Winfrey’s book club, will always remember that phone call from last October. She was driving in Las Vegas, expecting to hear from books editor Leigh Haber of Winfrey’s magazine, “O,” for which Jones has written…

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