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Bob Marley and Shirley Chisholm Biopics Enter Top 10 Charts

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*”Bob Marley: One Love” and the Netflix film “Shirley” debuted in the Top 10 viewing charts at home this week. IndieWire reports that “One Love” is #1 at Fandango and #3 on iTunes. The movie celebrates the life and music of reggae icon Bob Marley, who inspired generations through his message of love, peace, and […]

Regina King Outshines in ‘Shirley,’ A Narrow Look At A Trailblazing Political Legacy | VIDEO

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*(CNN) — Regina King’s spot-on performance as Shirley Chisholm outshines the movie devoted to the political trailblazer in “Shirley,” a laser-focused look at the first Black congresswoman’s 1972 presidential campaign that might have benefited from more biographical detail and less obsessing about amassing delegates. Providing only a hasty introduction, writer-director John Ridley (whose recent credits […]

Regina King Channels Political Trailblazer Shirley Chisholm in Netflix’s ‘Shirley’ | WATCH

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*In an inspiring portrayal, Oscar-winner Regina King takes on the role of political icon Shirley Chisholm in the upcoming Netflix film “Shirley,” chronicling Chisholm’s groundbreaking run for president in 1972. The film, written and directed by John Ridley, highlights the audacity and boundary-breaking campaign that marked Chisholm as the first Black candidate to seek a […]

Netflix Releases FIRST LOOK at Regina King as Shirley Chisholm in ‘Shirley’

Regina King as Shirley Chisholm

*Netflix has released images of Regina King as political trailblazer Shirley Chisholm in the upcoming new film, “Shirley.” The film chronicles Chisholm’s groundbreaking run for president of the United States. Per Tudum, here’s the synopsis: “In 1972, Chisholm became the first Black candidate to seek a major party’s nomination for president. But she was already […]

Regina King’s Only Son (Ian Alexander Jr.) Dies from Suicide – He was 26

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*Dammit, we have yet another devastating death to report. Ian Alexander Jr. who is the son of actress/director Regina King is dead from suicide which happened Friday (01/21/22), according to reports. “Our family is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian,” King says in a statement. “He is such a bright light […]