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Everybody and Their Mama Is Coming 2 America

Vanessa Bell Calloway, left, on February 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, Calif.; Shari Headley on April 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, Calif. Photo: Leon Bennett (Getty Images for Essence), Angela Weiss (Getty Images) The Coming to America sequel, titled Coming 2 America, is a go—and everyone is very happy to be here! Once news broke […]

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‘The Lion King’ Director Jon Favreau Is Reassuring Everyone After James Earl Jones’ Premiere Absence

Disney The Lion King‘s world premiere earlier this week sparked an overwhelmingly positive outpouring of first reactions. People were terribly excited about the breathtaking visuals, and while Beyonce always nabs attention, and Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen apparently stole scenes as Timon and Pumbaa, a lingering issue weighed over the event. James Earl Jones, who […]

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The Lion King and the Great Circle of Nostalgia

The Lion King (2019)Screenshot: Walt Disney Studios (YouTube) The year was 1994, and a Tiny Tonja sat in a crowded theater to witness what would become her favorite Disney film, and one of her favorite films of all time. Twenty-five years later, that same film would be reimagined using CGI-animated technology that the younger version […]

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