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Film News Roundup: Dominique McElligott, Beau Bridges Join Boyd Holbrook’s ‘Two/One’

Film News Roundup: Dominique McElligott, Beau Bridges Join Boyd Holbrook’s ‘Two/One’
In today’s film news roundup, “House of Cards” star Dominique McElligott joins the surreal drama “Two/One,” Faith Media Distribution generates $1.2 million in box office for “True to the Game,” and Sony’s teamed with WWE Studios on “The Marine 6.”

Castings

House of Cards” star Dominique McElligott, Beau Bridges, Zhu Zhu, and Song Yang have joined Boyd Holbrook in the cast of Juan Cabral’s drama “Two/One.”

The movie is currently in production in Canada and explores the idea that while we sleep in one place, we are awake somewhere else — in this case, a world-class ski jumper in Canada and a corporate executive in Shanghai, China.

Producers of “Two/One” are Redrum Films’ Flora Fernandez Marengo and Chris Clark along with Dave Valleau of South Creek Pictures. Holbrook is an executive producer. Protagonist Pictures is handling international sales and CAA reps domestic rights.

McElligott’s credits include “The Astronaut Wives Club” and “Hell on Wheels.” [link
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Sci-fi action thriller Crossbreed gets a trailer

A trailer has arrived online for the upcoming sci-fi action thriller Crossbreed, whcih is directed by Brandon Slagle, the film stars Stink Fisher, Daniel Baldwin, Vivica A. Fox, and Vernon Wells; check it out below…

In the near future, the President of the New United States of America hires a team of military veterans to retrieve a biological alien weapon from a top secret research facility orbiting the Earth.

The mission goes awry when it is revealed that the facility is being maintained by a double agent with allegiance both to the President as well as alien arms dealers. Facing an immeasurable task, team leader Adam “Boss” Ryker must face not only the heavily-armed personnel guarding the facility, but also the alien biological weapon itself…

Crossbreed features a cast that also includes Devanny Pinn, John T. Woods, Jason McNeil, Antoine Lanier, Brandyn T. Williams, Mu-Shaka Benson, Jason John Beebe, Michael McIntyre,
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Rhoa's Porsha Williams Says She's Recovered From Baby Fever: 'I'm Not Obsessing Over It Anymore'

Rhoa's Porsha Williams Says She's Recovered From Baby Fever: 'I'm Not Obsessing Over It Anymore'
Porsha Williams has spent the past few seasons on The Real Housewives of Atlanta on a quest to become a mother, even trying last season to get her now ex-boyfriend Todd Stewart to sign a “baby prenup,” ensuring he would hold up his end of the bargain should they have a child together and things not work out for them romantically.

But when the hit Bravo show returns for its milestone 10th season on Sunday, fans will find that the 36-year-old Dish Nation host, who is now single, has cooled her jets on her quest for motherhood — something she attributes
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Star Sightings: Nick and Vanessa Lachey Spend Date Night at a Benefit Gala, Sophia Bush Speaks Up and More!

Celebs have been stepping out for great causes this October!

Before getting booted from Dancing With The Stars, Nick Lachey and his wife (and fellow DWTS contestant!) Vanessa joined Top Chef Kids co-host Curtis Stone and his wife, actress Lindsay Price, on the red carpet at AdoptTogether's Annual Baby Ball Gala at Neuehouse in Hollywood on Oct. 21.

Tom Welling, Amy Smart and Twilight's Rachelle LeFevre were also among those taking in the the carnival-themed soiree, which Vanessa and Curtis were co-hosting. The duo helped raise over $138,000 during the evening's live auction and also inaugurated "World Adoption Day," which has been designated as Nov. 9.

Photo: Vivien Best

'DWTS': Vanessa Lachey Recovers Flawlessly After Wardrobe Malfunction

Sophia Bush was the keynote speaker at Create & Cultivate’s Second Annual Style Summit in Houston Galleria in Texas on Oct. 21. During her chat, the Chicago P.D. alum shared some of the blunt advice she’s known for and even opened up about what
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‘Bring It On: Worldwide Showdown’ Review

Stars: Vivica A. Fox, Christine Prosperi, Jordan Rodrigues, Sophie Vavasseur, Gio Lodge-o’Meally, Stephan Benson | Written by Alyson Fouse | Directed by Robert Adetuyi

After being challenged to a global cheerleading showdown by an ambitious new rival, national champion Destiny (Prosperi) and her team set out to compete in a virtual cheerleading competition organised by the Cheer Goddess (Fox). Taking on squads from all over the world, Destiny is pushed to the limit as she attempts to lead her team to glory.

I know what you’re thinking: “There’s Another Bring It On movie?” Apparently there is… This time round we’re scrapping the bottom of the proverbial story barrel, once again rehashing concepts from other movies to create a story which screams been-there-done-that. Gone is the charisma and charm of the early films and in comes more of a Disney Channel level of storytelling and acting, with an obsession
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Thurgood Marshall College Fund Celebrates 30th Anniversary Year With Black-Tie Awards Gala

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund is celebrating 30 years as the premier organization for advocating, supporting and investing in our nation’s publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HCBUs) and Predominantly Black Colleges and Universities (PBIs) at its 30th Anniversary Awards Gala, October 23, 2017 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.

The Gala recognizes individuals who have been leaders in their industries and represent the legacy of Justice Thurgood Marshall. This year Tmcf will honor Tiaa President and Chief Executive Officer, Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. as CEO of the Year, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Llp Partner Richard S. Lincer with the Thurgood Marshall Legacy Award, and Delaware State University President, Dr. Harry Lee Williams with the Educational Leadership Award.

In addition to the corporate CEOs, congressional members, and other key education influencers coming out to help celebrate this special occasion, the attendance will include over 500 Hbcu students, presidents, chancellors, faculty, and middle
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Star Sightings: Goldie Hawn & Derek Hough Get Dancing, Janet Jackson Experiences 'Magic Mike' & More!

It's time to break out those dancing shoes!

Goldie Hawn and Derek Hough were among the celebs on hand for the grand opening of Just Dance Los Angeles on Oct. 11. The duo posed with Dancing With the Stars alum Julz Tocker on the red carpet, and other famous faces in attendance included another DWTS pro, Sharna Burgess, as well as Haley Reinhart, Lady Victoria Hervey, Big Time Rush's James Maslow and Alfonso Ribiero.

Photo: Getty Images

Janet Jackson was also dancing in the aisles, but for a very different reason -- she spent a night off from her State of the World Tour by taking in a performance of Magic Mike Live at Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Oct. 13.

Photo: Magic Mike Live Las Vegas

Pics: Rock Out With These Stars on Tour

Aaron Paul was also in Sin City that same night. He celebrated his grandmother’s 90th birthday with family, including his pregnant
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A Galaxy Of Human And Animal Stars Team Up For Night Of Unforgettable Television

For animal lovers and star gazers, it’s television’s biggest night of the year….and it’s coming soon. Following nearly a million votes by the American public, the nation’s most courageous canines of the year will be revealed on the American Humane Hero Dog Awards, sponsored by the Lois Pope Life Foundation, Inc. and broadcast nationwide on Hallmark Channel October 25 at 8 pm/7 Ct.

The “Oscars for Dogs” features a veritable galaxy of two-legged stars, including hosts James Denton and Beth Stern, Jay Leno, Billy Crystal, Vivica A. Fox, Alison Sweeney, Bailee Madison, Danica McKellar, Daisy Fuentes, Carrie Ann Inaba, Barbara Niven, Brandon McMillan, Lacey Chabert, Danielle Fishel, Wells Adams, Josie Bissett, Kellie Martin, Debbie Matenopolous, Mark Steines, Cameron Mathison, Alexa and Carlos Penavega, Courtney Thorne-Smith, and Alicia Witt during the annual gala at the Beverly Hilton. Richard Marx provides the lead musical performance.

A VIP panel of
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Vivica A. Fox Says ’Bobbi Kristina’ Biopic Was Done With ‘Love and Respect’ (Exclusive)

Vivica A. Fox Says ’Bobbi Kristina’ Biopic Was Done With ‘Love and Respect’ (Exclusive)
Vivica A. Fox is proud of the upcoming TV One biopic that chronicles the life of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown.

Fox, who co-stars in Bobbi Kristina, sat down with Et to talk about the film and her friendship with Whitney Houston.

“I think a lot of people are thinking that we’re going to focus on things that are negative but we didn’t,” Fox told Et’s Kevin Frazier. “We absolutely approached this with love and respect.”

Directed by Taye Hodges, the biopic stars newcomer Joy Rovaris as Bobbi Kristina and Nadji Jeter as her boyfriend, Nick Gordon. Hassan Johnson plays Bobby Brown, and Demetria McKinney plays Whitney Houston. Fox signed on to play Pat Houston, the late superstar's sister-in-law and former manager.

Exclusive: 'Hollywood Medium' Helps Bobby Brown Communicate With Whitney Houston and Bobbi Kristina -- Watch!

The film details the final years of Houston’s life and how her death in 2012 led
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Watch: Controversial New Biopic Reveals the Bobbi Kristina No One Knew: 'She Needed More Time to Grieve'

Watch: Controversial New Biopic Reveals the Bobbi Kristina No One Knew: 'She Needed More Time to Grieve'
It was a heartbreaking mirror of her famous mother’s untimely death, and a mystery that remains largely unsolved. Almost three years after the drowning that led to the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of legendary singer Whitney Houston and R&B star Bobby Brown, a controversial new film, Bobbi Kristina, seeks to shed light on the young woman few got to know. Screenwriter Rhonda Baraka says she hoped to “dig a little deeper and understand why this little girl’s life was the way it was.” Certainly, the way it was didn’t seem easy.

For all the mystery still surrounding her death,
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Cast Of Controversial Bobbi Kristina Brown Biopic Want Fans To Give Movie A Chance Despite Lawsuit

Vivica A. Fox and the cast of the controversial biopic on Bobbi Kristina Brown want fans of Whitney Houston to give their made-for-tv movie a chance. “Bobbi Kristina” — the made-for-tv movie produced for the TV One channel — is facing backlash from fans for being “too soon” to depict the aftermath of Houston’s 2012 […]
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‘Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack’ Giveaway on Blu-ray and Digital (5 Winners)

Can you believe that it has been 17 years since the original Bring It On debut in theaters? Here we are nearly two decades later with the sixth installment, Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack, having just debuted on home video.

We are offering the opportunity for five readers to each score a copy of Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack starring Cristine Prosperi and Vivica A. Fox on Blu-ray and Digital HD combo in this contest.

For a chance to win one simply fill out and submit the short entry form below. The odds of winning can be increased each and every day you stop back to enter again for as many days as the contest is open.

You must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada to enter.

Vivica A. Fox makes her Bring It On debut as Cheer Goddess, the internet's most popular "Cheer-lebrity." When Destiny
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'Bobbi Kristina' Trailer Shows Whitney Houston's Daughter at Most Vulnerable

'Bobbi Kristina' Trailer Shows Whitney Houston's Daughter at Most Vulnerable
Bobbi Kristina Brown will get the biopic treatment this fall, a little over a year after Whitney Houston's only daughter died from a combination of drowning and drug intoxication at the age of 22.

The TV movie, simply titled Bobbi Kristina, will air on TV One in October, and will star Stuck in the Middle actress Joy Rovaris as Brown, Nadji Jeter as her boyfriend, Nick Gordon, and Vivica A. Fox as her aunt Pat Houston.

In a trailer that dropped Monday, Rovaris-as-Brown looks at times distraught as she cries on a bed,
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Bobbi Kristina Brown Defends Nick Gordon, Struggles to Measure Up to Mom Whitney's Stardom in Trailer for Biopic

Bobbi Kristina Brown Defends Nick Gordon, Struggles to Measure Up to Mom Whitney's Stardom in Trailer for Biopic
Bobbi Kristina Brown‘s tumultuous relationship with her boyfriend Nick Gordon is center stage in the first trailer for the upcoming made-for-tv biopic about the late rising star, who died at only age 22 in 2015.

In the Bobbi Kristina clip, Brown – portrayed by Joy Rovaris – argues with her aunt Pat Houston – played by Vivica A. Fox – over Gordon after the latter asserts, “He’s a troubled young man.”

“He is the single best thing that’s happened to me since my mom,” retorts Brown.

Later, Brown breaks down at her mother Whitney Houston, played by Demetria McKinney, saying through tears, “Everything is always about Whitney.
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Wamg Giveaway – Win Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack on Blu-ray

Delivering more rivalry, fierceness and cheer puns like never before, the Bring it On franchise goes global for the very first time in the high energy sixth installment, Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack, debuting on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD and OnDemand on August 29, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and Beacon Pictures. Filled with all-new stunts and choreography, Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack features 19 squads from around the globe, including teams from Australia, U.K., Germany and France, in addition to the Northern Elite Gymnastics and Cheer team from the United States. The film is the perfect hybrid of cheerleading and dance for a non-stop worldwide showdown.

Now you can own Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack on Blu-ray. We Are Movie Geeks has four copies to give away. All you have to do is leave a comment answering this question: What is your favorite movie about cheerleaders? (mine is Satan’S Cheerleaders!
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Explosion Jones: Robert Rodriguez Bringing Animated Series to Verizon's go90

Robert Rodriguez is teaming up with go90. Deadline reports the filmmaker and the streaming service have signed a programming deal that includes the new TV show Explosion Jones.Set in the 1980s, the animated short follows Bruce “Explosion” Jones, "an ex-Special Forces commando-turned-rogue detective/single dad just trying his best." The voice cast includes Michael Madsen, Jaylen Barron, Carl Weathers, James Hong, Danny Trejo, and Vivica A. Fox.Read More…
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Robert Rodriguez & go90 Ink Programming Deal; Unveil New Series With Michael Madsen, Danny Trejo, More

Verizon’s go90 is partnering with the studio division of Robert Rodriguez’s El Rey Network on a programming deal that includes a new animated short series and an independent filmmaking event inspired by Rodriguez’s career. Animated short series Explosion Jones, starring Michael Madsen, Jaylen Barron, Carl Weathers, James Hong, Danny Trejo and Vivica A. Fox, will debut September 5 on go90. Rebel Without a Crew, an independent filmmaking event to commemorate the 25th…
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Top 5: Movies from The Asylum

With Sharknado 5 making a splash on TV screens across the globe these past few weeks, what better time to visit the world of The Asylum? With a myriad of films under their belt, from their beginnings as king of the mockbuster to their foray into original film making, it’s no secret we’re big fans of these bastions of the direct to DVD market and have reviewed a Lot of their output! With that in mind, here’s my pick of the Top 5 (because it’s Sharknado Five… geddit?!?) movies from The Asylum in – shock, horror – order of preference…

5) Avengers Grimm

An off-the-wall mix of Grimm Fairy tale characters and superhero team-up movies which, frankly, should have been obvious given the title, Avengers Grimm’s plot is relatively simple: when Rumpelstiltskin uses the Magic Mirror to escapes to the modern world taking Snow White with him and destroying the mirror in the process,
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Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack Debuts on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD and OnDemand on August 29th

Delivering more rivalry, fierceness and cheer puns like never before, the Bring it On franchise goes global for the very first time in the high energy sixth installment, Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack, debuting on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD and OnDemand on August 29, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and Beacon Pictures. Filled with all-new stunts and choreography, Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack features 19 squads from around the globe, including teams from Australia, U.K., Germany and France, in addition to the Northern Elite Gymnastics and Cheer team from the United States. The film is the perfect hybrid of cheerleading and dance for a non-stop worldwide showdown.

The film stars Vivica A. Fox (Kill Bill, Independence Day) along with rising talent, Cristine Prosperi (“Degrassi: The Next Generation,” Betrayed), Jordan Rodrigues (“The Fosters,” “Dance Academy”), Sophie Vavasseur (Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Evelyn), and Gia Ré (“Jinx,” “Rocket’s Island”), the film
See full article at WeAreMovieGeeks.com »
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