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South African Actors ‘Want Hudson Out of Mandela Film’

South African actors want to stop Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson from playing Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in a new film on the ex-wife of the nation’s first black president, reports said Monday. The Creative Workers Union of South Africa said using foreign actors to tell the country’s stories undermined efforts to develop the national film industry. “It can’t …

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Kam’s Kapsules: Bid Budget and Independent Films Opening this Week!

BIG BUDGET FILMS Ninja Assassin (R for profanity and graphic violence) Korean singing sensation Rain stars as the title character in this high body-count, martial arts saga about a renegade from a secret society of trained killers forced to fight his former comrades when they trail him from the Far East to Berlin. With Naomie …