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Tyler Perry (Photo credit: Cliffe Fraser / Splash News) Tyler Perry thinks his late mother is responsible for his charitable spirit. The 50-year-old star is set to receive a special Emmy at next month’s ceremony for his charitable efforts, and he’s credited his mother, Willie Maxine Perry, for his generosity. Perry — whose mother died…

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Antoine Fuqua is to direct Siege of Bethlehem. The Training Day filmmaker will helm the flick — based on the book A Season in Bethlehem: Unholy War by Joshua Hammer — for Bron Studios. The movie is based on a true story and tells how a Muslim, an Israeli Jew and a Christian American united…

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Spike Lee is horrified by the high death rate in America during the global health crisis, which this week climbed above 100,000 lives lost. The 63-year-old director is taking no chances at his office in Brooklyn, New York, explaining to The Times: “Everybody’s taken a test here. We all wear masks. It’s three floors, 10,000 square…

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Spike Lee has slammed the plan to lift the lockdown and reopen movie theaters in the state of Georgia. The award-winning director insisted he isn’t going to risk his own health by venturing outside amid the pandemic, and he’s also called for an increase in testing for the virus. He told Vanity Fair in an…

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Spike Lee has responded following the decision to postpone the Cannes Film Festival amid COVID-19. The 63-year-old director made history earlier this year after it was revealed he would be the first Black president of the festival’s jury, but he agrees with festival director Thierry Fremaux’s decision to put the event back. He told Variety:…

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Jamie Foxx is set to take a seat in the director’s chair once again. The 52-year-old actor co-wrote the script for the movie about pastor siblings with Donald Ray “Speedy” Caldwell. The plot follows two brothers who take on jobs at two completely different churches, with one thriving and the other left struggling to cope…

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Spike Lee wore a custom suit in tribute to Kobe Bryant to the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. The 62-year-old film director — who is a basketball fanatic — donned an eye-catching suit for the annual awards show at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, where he was seen sporting the colors of the…

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