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'Quantico' Star Pearl Thusi To Lead 'Queen Sono', Netflix's First African Original Series



Thusi, who starred as series regular Dayana Mampasi in the ABC drama, is set to play a highly trained spy in a South African agency in the series.
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Susie Rivo’s Historic Documentary “Left On Pearl” Will Compete At 14th Annual La Femme International Film Festival


LEFT ON PEARL, an award winning documentary with “Me,Too” overtones, will be entered into competition at this year’s LA Femme International Film Festival and screen on October 12th@ 8PM at the Regal Cinemas at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles.

The acclaimed film takes us back to 1971 when International Women’s Day marchers took over a Harvard Building in Cambridge, MA. for a women’s center, on land sought by the largely African-American Riverside neighborhood for affordable housing? How and why did hundreds of women of diverse backgrounds decide to take a radical, collective action that would change their lives? How did this action intersect with the surrounding African-American neighborhood’s fight against displacement by Harvard University’s expansion? What is the legacy of this action…

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MovieNews | 15 years on… Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl


It’s hard to believe but it’s true. The very first POTC movie, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl’, was released on this day fifteen years ago. In celebration, we’re looking back on the swashbuckler flick, considering why it was such a success then and is still regarded as a classic today.

At the time of its release, ‘Curse of the Black Pearl’ wasn’t all smooth sailing (if you’ll pardon the pun). Journalists expected it to be a flop and it’s no wonder why. Attempts at the pirate genre hadn’t brought box office gold for years, and in the top billing you had Johnny Depp who, while a big name, hadn’t even been heard of by the young audiences that the film was geared towards. Fresh off the massively successful ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy, having…

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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl


Join the Wildey Theatre for a showing of “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”. This movie from 2003 tells the story in which blacksmith Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) teams up with eccentric pirate “Captain” Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) to save his love, the governor’s daughter, from Jack’s former pirate allies, who are now undead.

2 hr. 23 min.

The tickets will go on sale and the doors will open at 6:00 pm, movie will begin at 7:00 pm.

TICKETS ONLY $2, Cash or Check only.

Credit and Debit Cards accepted at Concessions.

All Seats General Admission


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100 Women: Pearl Thusi Is the Fierce South African Actor Who Does It All



Pearl Thusi is ready to be Africa's "Khaleesi." It was a given after tackling the lead role in the upcoming fifth edition of the action movie franchise, Scorpion King. "I learned that I'm actually good at action movies and I didn't know it until this film," she says. "I have never in my life [been able to declare myself …
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