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‘marshall’ offers a novel narrative for historic biopic


is chadwick boseman the new meryl streep? he’s certainly got her knack for channeling historical figures into impressive screen characters. he played a “good gawd!” james brown in “get on up” and hit a solid home run as dignified jackie robinson in “42.”now in “marshall,” about the 1940s legal career of young thurgood marshall, boseman moves and amuses in tandem. in director reginald hudlin’s efficiently entertaining drama, the star polishes the crusading legal icon to a dazzling gleam.don’t confuse this with preachy, moralizing history. “marshall” is not an eat-your-spinach civics lesson. it’s a fictional piece loosely based on fact. the script, by michael koskoff, a connecticut civil rights attorney, and his screenwriter son jacob koskoff combines the kind of detail that law nerds will a






'marshall' offers convincing testimony about a future supreme court justice


is chadwick boseman the new meryl streep? he’s certainly got her knack for channeling historical figures into impressive screen characters. he played a “good gawd!” james brown in “get on up” and hit a solid home run as dignified jackie robinson in “42.” now in “marshall,” about the 1940s legal career of young thurgood marshall, boseman moves and amuses in tandem. in director reginald hudlin’s efficiently entertaining drama, the star polishes the crusading legal icon to a dazzling gleam.don’t confuse this with preachy, moralizing history. “marshall” is not an eat-your-spinach civics lesson. it’s a fictional piece loosely based on fact. the script, by michael koskoff, a connecticut civil rights attorney, and his screenwriter son jacob koskoff combines the kind of detail that law nerds will






biopic 'marshall' scores with those who knew the the justice


supreme court justice thurgood marshall’s widow, cecilia, has seen the new movie “marshall” about her late husband — twice. she likes it, but according to her son, has one observation about actor chadwick boseman, who plays the civil rights pioneer and legal giant:“he’s a very good-looking man, but he’s not as handsome as my husband was,” her son john says cecilia told him after seeing the film.the question of looks aside, though, what moviegoers get in “marshall” is a film faithful to the facts and to the man, according to those who have studied the real-life connecticut rape case from 1941 at its heart and those who knew marshall. he died in 1993 at age 84.michael koskoff, a lawyer who wrote the screenplay with his son, says he began with the information he had about the case, then fille






biopic 'marshall' scores with those who knew late justice


washington — supreme court justice thurgood marshall's widow, cecilia, has seen two showings of the new movie "marshall" about her late husband. she liked it, but had one observation about actor chadwick boseman, who plays the civil rights pioneer and legal giant."he's a very good-looking man, but he's not as handsome as my husband was," she told her son john after seeing the film, he said.the question of looks aside, what moviegoers get in "marshall" is a film faithful to the facts and to the man, according to those who have studied the real-life connecticut rape case from 1941 and those who knew marshall. he died in 1993 at age 84.michael koskoff, a lawyer who wrote the screenplay with his son, says he began with the information he had about the case, then filled in the gaps.in early 194






madonna should look to mark zuckerberg for her biopic fears


over the past couple weeks, madonna has been trashing a studio’s plans to make a biopic about her early life and career.maybe the 58-year-old pop legend has her “claws out” because she probably won’t be asked to play herself in the movie, “blond ambition,” because that certainly would be a stretch, even for madonna.the movie follows her rise to stardom in 1980s as a 20something performer struggling to get her first album released while “navigating fame, romance, and a music industry that views women as disposable.”madonna has complained that the script is based on “lies” and that “only i can tell my story.”madonna in concert in 1986. but this this could be a situation where madonna should back off and stop trying for once to control the narrative. it could turn out that this biopic isn’t t






madonna should turn to mark zuckerberg for her biopic fears


over the past couple weeks, madonna has been trashing a studio’s plans to make a biopic about her early life and career.maybe the 58-year-old pop legend has her “claws out” because she probably won’t be asked to play herself in the movie, “blond ambition,” because that certainly would be a stretch, even for madonna.the movie follows her rise to stardom in 1980s as a 20something performer struggling to get her first album released while “navigating fame, romance, and a music industry that views women as disposable.”madonna has complained that the script is based on “lies” and that “only i can tell my story.”madonna in concert in 1986. but this this could be a situation where madonna should back off and stop trying for once to control the narrative. it could turn out that this biopic isn’t t






ranveer singh has a name for his biopic and damn it's hot!


ranveer singh has a name for his biopic and damn it's hot!ranveer singh is always known to speak his mind. at a recent event, when ranveer was asked what could be the possible name for his biopic and he quickly said that making a movie on him would be a ‘bad idea’ because he would never tell the world all his truths. but upon prodding ranveer said, "i don’t know, maybe a life well-lived, or sex god!" wow, now isn't that something only a ranveer singh could say?






'marshall' review: young thurgood for the legal defense


a workmanlike but vividly acted courtroom drama dealing with what one 1941 newspaper account called “the most sensational sex mystery in history,” director reginald hudlin’s “marshall” takes the narrow road in biopic terms. the screenplay by jacob koskoff and michael koskoff doesn’t wrestle with the famous achievements of the man who became the first african-american u.s. supreme court justice, notably thurgood marshall’s crucial role in brown v. board of education and the beginning of the end of legal american segregation.largely successfully, “marshall” instead uses the 1941 trial in connecticut v. spell as a way of introducing contemporary audiences to its subject. the case involved joseph spell, a chauffeur working for a wealthy family in bridgeport, conn., accused by his employer’s wi






‘marshall’ premiere, other event canceled after vegas attack


los angeles (ap) — open road films is canceling its scheduled los angeles premiere of “marshall” on what it calls a day of national mourning after the attack in las vegas.estee lauder is also canceling a scheduled pink ribbon celebration on monday in new york following the deadly shooting.open road issued a statement saying it would cancel its red carpet premiere and instead hold a private screening for the filmmakers and cast of the thurgood marshall biopic. the film stars chadwick boseman, josh gad and sterling k. brown.elizabeth hurley had been set to appear at estee lauder’s breast cancer awareness event monday night. the company said in a statement it was canceling the event out of respect and extended compassion to the families of the victims.most read storiesunlimited digital access






thurgood marshall movie faithful to the facts, and the man


washington — a new movie about thurgood marshall focuses on rape case he worked on in 1941, well before he won a landmark school desegregation case and a quarter-century before he became a supreme court justice.people who've studied the connecticut case and those who knew marshall say that what moviegoers get in the film "marshall" is faithful to the facts and to the man.the co-writer of the screenplay, michael koskoff, says he began with the information he had about the case and then filled in gaps.john marshall, one of thurgood marshall's two sons, says that after his mom saw the film, she had just one observation about the actor who plays the future justice.cecilia marshall called chadwick boseman "good-looking" but "not as handsome as my husband was."






shocking! aamir khan opts out of the much-awaited rakesh sharma biopic film?


shocking! aamir khan opts out of the much-awaited rakesh sharma biopic film?mister perfectionist aamir khan is known for his great filmography and the amount of praise his films receive from the critics and fans is truly unmatched. after appearing in his last year’s blockbuster dangal, which was a biopic on former wrestler and coach mahavir singh phogat, fans were quite excited to see their favourite star in yet another biopic. it was said that aamir will be next seen in another biopic made under siddharth roy kapur’s banner. the project announced then was astronaut rakesh sharma’s biopic titled salute as aamir khan in the lead.though now the latest update on the film may come as a big shock to many as the sources tell that aamir has reportedly opted out of salute and will no longer be doi






giants sign wr brandon marshall to 2-year contract


east rutherford, n.j. — eli manning and the new york giants now have two legitimate threats on the outside.the giants found a complement to odell beckham jr. on wednesday by signing veteran free-agent receiver brandon marshall to a two-year, $12 million contact.marshall said the giants' offer might have been the lowest that he got after being released by the jets last week.however, ben mcadoo's team, which made the playoffs with an 11-5 record last season, offered him something else."it was all about championships," said marshall, who has never made the playoffs since being drafted in the first round by denver in 2006. "to get straight to the point — it was all about a championship, they presented the best opportunity to be in a championship organization."marshall offers the giants a lot.






aamir khan’s manager advait chandan keen on making a biopic on the actor


aamir khan’s manager advait chandan keen on making a biopic on the actoraamir khan’s manager advait chandan is to make his directorial debut with aamir khan prouductions’ secret superstar. the film stars dangal fame actress, zaira wasim with an extended cameo from aamir and is slated to release on october 19th.recently, during an interaction with a leading daily, advait was asked if he’d like to follow the current trend of biopics that are being made on several significant people, dead or alive. and to our surprise, the debutant director expressed his wish to make a biopic on the life and times of aamir. the director who has been very close of aamir in his previous job, cleared the idea as he added, "i don’t think anyone else should attempt a biopic on aamir but me. if anyone is trying to






hrithik roshan to do a biopic on a mathematician


hrithik roshan to do a biopic on a mathematicianhrithik roshan, whose last movie kaabil opposite yami gautam was successful, will now be seen in vikas bahl’s biopic. hrithik roshan will be playing anand kumar, the genius behind the super-30 programme for iit aspirants in patna. temporarily titled super 30, the movie will portray anand kumar’s rise to fame after having devised this programme to help iit aspirants. reports say that vikas bahl, who recently got back from a month long trip to london, has been researching for the movie since a couple of years.hrithik will start preparing for the movie after spending a vacation with his sons, hrehaan and hridhaan, in the united states. this will be his first biopic.






anushka sharma’s will only be seen doing a special appearance in the dutt biopic


rajkumar hirani has been working on his most ambitious project till date, the dutt biopic, for a while now. the director has made sure that the script as well the execution is nothing short of perfect. ranbir kapoor is playing the lead has also put all his effort to look the part. it was said that dia mirza, sonam kapoor, anushka sharma, vicky kaushal and more will also be seen playing people close to sanjay dutt in the film. and now we hear that anushka will play a fictional character and not someone who has a real-life counterpart.a source close to the film revealed, "unlike her contemporaries, anushka had never done a special appearance so far. however, she immediately said yes to raju hirani when he approached her for the dutt biopic. anushka and raju share a really special bond and an






has sanjay dutt agreed to do a cameo in his own biopic starring ranbir kapoor?


has sanjay dutt agreed to do a cameo in his own biopic starring ranbir kapoor?the ranbir kapoor starrer sanjay dutt’s biopic, has been making news since it was announced and we all know why. the movie is set to depict the life of bollywood’s ‘khalnayak’ who’s had a roller-coaster life. amidst the hullabaloo, it’s rumored that sanjay dutt will make a cameo in his biopic. a source told a daily, “it would seem like the film is getting sanjay’s approval if he makes an appearance in it. there is enough space for him to fit nicely into the plot, without creating any kind of imbalance."before the release of bhoomi, when sanjay dutt was asked whether he’d be doing a cameo in his biopic, he had denied it. he had said about the movie, “i was not sceptical at all. raju (hirani), abhijat (joshi, write






tiger shroff wants to feature in a biopic on football star cristiano ronaldo


tiger shroff wants to feature in a biopic on football star cristiano ronaldomunna michael actor, tiger shroff who was recently present at the launch of futsal season 2  to support his team mumbai warriors spoke at length about his love for the sport and even revealed that he would want to work in a biopic on a football star. when asked if he would want to see more such biopics in time ahead and which footballer's biopic would he like to be a part of.commenting on this, tiger said, "there are quite a few films made on footballers. there is a legend who has come down here, ronaldinho (brazil), so a film should be made on his struggle and the background from where he comes from. my personal favourite is cristiano ronaldo (portugal), but i think a movie is already made on him. if given an oppo






here's why vidya balan walked out of meena kumari biopic


here's why vidya balan walked out of meena kumari biopicthe meena kumari biopic has been making the round for a while now. tigmanshu dhulia was kern to cast vidya balan after reports suggested that kangana ranaut had walked out of the film. the latest on the film is that even vidya balan has decided to opt out of the project.meena kumari's family had issued a statement saying they weren't happy with vidya being cast for the film, after which vidya too decided to walk out saying the script wasn't doing enough justice to the iconic actress. vidya confirmed this, “no, i’m not doing the meena kumari-biopic anymore. it didn’t quite work out. i love meena kumari. if i had a girl crush on somebody, it would be her. if she was alive, i’d probably land up to see her all the time. i am that fascinat






kangana ranaut to direct a biopic!


kangana ranaut to direct a biopic!kangana ranaut has finally made her decision. she is going to make her directorial debut as soon as she wraps up ketan mehta's film rani lakshmibai.  as per reports, the actress is planning to direct a biopic and she will also act in it. her next film is hansal mehta's simran and then she will start rani lakshmibai. kangana is seeing direction as her growth and next step in her career. she will make an official announcement about her film soon. 






revealed! here's what ranbir kapoor starrer sanjay dutt biopic has been titled


revealed! here's what ranbir kapoor starrer sanjay dutt biopic has been titledfilmmaker rajkumar hirani's next directorial venture - the  sanjay dutt biopic is undoubtedly one of the most awaited films. the film made its way on the headlines ever since it's announcement and left everyone hooked to it. what added to all the anticipation was ranbir kapoor's extreme body transformation which resulted into this uncanny resemblance between kapoor and sanjay dutt. though all this while, film's name was not confirmed and everyone made their guesses and rumours had their way down too.but as per the latest reports, the dutt biopic has finally been titled "sanju". as we all know, sanjay dutt is fondly called sanju by his fans and close industry friends which is why this titled has apparently been ch






pictures of ranbir kapoor from the sets of sanjay dutt’s biopic are going viral


pictures of ranbir kapoor from the sets of sanjay dutt’s biopic are going viral today!while jagga jasoos is up for release, ranbir kapoor is neck deep in the sanjay dutt biopic. the actor has put on oodles of weight to look like sanjay from the 80s and boy, is he doing justice to it all. what’s more, paresh rawal looking like a carbon copy of the late sunil dutt has grabbed eyeballs too. take a look at these pictures that have surfaced online. 






leica unveils limited edition leica m monochrom “jim marshall set”: digital phot


leica has released a limited-edition leica m monochrom “jim marshall set”. jim marshall was the first and only photographer to receive the grammy trustees award. the edition will be limited to 50 sets worldwide. the kit includes the new brass plated leica m monochrom camera with a special “laiton” finish. leica says the latter provides a unique matte quality. the camera comes with an inscription of jim marshall’s autograph and a summilux-m 50mm f/1.4 asph lens.in the box you'll also find a jim marshall limited edition estate print of “thelonious monk at the monterey jazz festival 1964” and a special, numbered edition and estate embossed copy of the book jim marshall: jazz festival.to mark the occasion the leica gallery los angeles which will showcase some of marshall’s images of jazz icons






zeenat aman nominates priyanka chopra for her biopic


zeenat aman nominates priyanka chopra for her biopicpriyanka chopra reprised zeenat aman’s role in the don remake and looks like zeenat agreed with director farhan akhtar’s choice. asked by the press at the premiere of her debut web series love life and screw ups about which actresses she would want to play her, zeenat named priyanka chopra as being ideal for the role. “i want priyanka chopra to do my biopic. i think she is very good and lovely. priyanka would be the ideal actress to play my part.” she revealed she has been approached for a biopic but isn’t sure whether she’s ready for it or not.






leica unveils limited edition leica m monochrom “jim marshall set”: digital phot


leica has released a limited-edition leica m monochrom “jim marshall set”. jim marshall was the first and only photographer to receive the grammy trustees award. the edition will be limited to 50 sets worldwide. the kit includes the new brass plated leica m monochrom camera with a special “laiton” finish. leica says the latter provides a unique matte quality. the camera comes with an inscription of jim marshall’s autograph and a summilux-m 50mm f/1.4 asph lens.in the box you'll also find a jim marshall limited edition estate print of “thelonious monk at the monterey jazz festival 1964” and a special, numbered edition and estate embossed copy of the book jim marshall: jazz festival.to mark the occasion the leica gallery los angeles which will showcase some of marshall’s images of jazz icons






ranbir kapoor starrer sanjay dutt biopic has a new release date


ranbir kapoor starrer sanjay dutt biopic has a new release datewe all have been eagerly looking forward to ranbir kapoor starrer sanjay dutt biopic which was initially expected to release this year. the latest buzz is that director rajkumar hirani has now delayed the release of his film and slated it for next year. according to sources, the makers wanted to avoid the box-office clash with salman khan and katrina kaif – starrer tiger zinda hai which is set to release close to christmas this year. a leading trade analyst confirmed the news by tweeting, “sanjay dutt biopic to release on 30 march 2018… rajkumar hirani directs… stars ranbir kapoor… note: not titled yet.”ranbir’s look in the movie has already grabbed a lot of eye balls. earlier, ranbir spoke about the biopic to a leading daily s






this picture of manisha koirala from the sets of the dutt biopic will leave you


the dutt biopic, titled sanju, is of the most talked about films of 2017. while we have seen the stark resemblance that ranbir, in get up and gait, has with sanjay dutt, we were excited to see some of the other actors from the sets too. just as the cast and crew of the biopic finished its final schedule in cape town, a few pictures started to surface on the internet. all smiles, ranbir kapoor and raju hirani posed with the cast and crew. but what caught our eye the most was manisha koirala who was dressed up like nargis dutt. sanju is set to release on june 29th this year and will be an important film for ranbir after the failure of jagga jasoos. the film also stars paresh rawal who plays sanjay dutt’s father sunil dutt.  manisha koirala and nargis dutt the cast and crew of the dutt biopic






queen biopic 'bohemian rhapsody' gets a new director after bryan singe


fox fired bryan singer on monday, saying his behavior has been unreliable. the queen biopic stars rami malek as freddie mercury.        






new 'all eyez on me' trailer focuses on tupac shakur's impact


why it matters to you the upcoming biopic centers on one of the most influential rappers of all time.tupac shakur was killed more than 20 years ago, but his legacy lives on. we will see why when the upcoming biopic all eyez on me hits theaters this summer, not to mention in the film’s first full trailer, which was released thursday.while the biopic’s earlier previews heavily focused on fame, violence, and notoriety, the latest trailer delves further into shakur’s activism, starting with childhood influences. this comes through scenes with his mother, afeni shakur (played by danai gurira), who was a member of the black panthers, and his stepfather, mutulu shakur (jamie hector), a black nationalist. we see tupac shakur’s own experiences coming into play as well.more: johnny depp to investiga






artist brings little-known but historic thurgood marshall trial to life


the racial flare-up that resulted in the trial of 25 black men in front of an all-white jury will be remembered at the lawrence county, tenn., courthouse.        






brandon marshall reflects on the dismantling of bears’ record-breaking offense


just three short years ago, brandon marshall was certain his nfl career would end with the bears. that’s what he really wanted and what he believed would ultimately happen.at the time, marshall was coming off a 100-catch, 1,295-yard, 12-touchdown season with a bears team that set a single-season franchise record for total yards while also leading the nfc in scoring (27.8 ppg).things seemed to be looking up for marshall and the bears. the standout receiver was on the verge of signing a contract extension. and the bears, under then-coach marc trestman, seemed to have a high-powered offense that was only getting better.but three years later, as marshall walked to a session monday morning at the nfl league meetings, he acknowledged the reality that all of the key playmakers from that 2013 bear






70 years ago, george marshall announced his plan to rebuild europe


“the cost of war in human lives is constantly spread before me, written neatly in many ledgers whose columns are gravestones,” said american five-star general george c. marshall. “i am deeply moved to find some means or method of avoiding another calamity of war.”june 5 marks the 70th anniversary of marshall’s 1947 harvard university post-commencement address, where he announced the marshall plan’s $13 billion offer ($130 billion in 2016 dollars) to help rebuild world war ii-torn europe.“[d]eath and atrocity seemed to be everywhere,” said “savage continent” author keith lowe. europe witnessed 35-40 million people killed, including six million jews exterminated in the holocaust. forty million people were displaced. thirteen million children were orphaned. violence, crime, rape, prostitution






to prepare for top cornerback role, iman marshall is studying ahead


iman marshall made a list of the best receivers he will face this season and spent the offseason compiling film and studying them. he reviewed past encounters, mining his memory for ticks and tips.he is, in other words, preparing for his new role: usc’s no. 1 cornerback.last season, marshall transitioned from a talented but handsy freshman to a stout sophomore. he played opposite cornerback adoree’ jackson, who won the jim thorpe award given to the nation’s best defensive back, but marshall was actually the more consistent of the two.of course, jackson consistently drew opponents’ best receivers. his talent gave marshall space to mature in a more forgiving role. “he allowed me to grow and better my craft,” marshall said.now, it is marshall who is responsible for shutting down the opposing






did aamir khan urge good friend shah rukh khan to play the lead in the rakesh sh


did aamir khan urge good friend shah rukh khan to play the lead in the rakesh sharma biopic?with all the rumours of aamir khan no more doing the rakesh sharma biopic, fans were left quite much disappointed. the soon-to-be made biopic on indian astronaut rakesh sharma will be produced by sidharth roy kapur and will be directed by mahesh mathai. now after various speculations surfacing the internet, there’s finally some good news on the project. according to latest reports its bollywood’s very own king khan aka shah rukh khan who will now be playing lead in the film. it’s also said that it was aamir khan who urged good friend srk to play this interesting role. a source close to the makers of the film told a leading daily, “aamir strongly recommended the rakesh sharma biopic to shah rukh as a






iman marshall, former seven-way player, has become a cornerback specialist for u


before usc cornerback iman marshall entered high school, a time when some parents talk with their children about smart choices, marshall’s father tony sat in marshall’s bedroom to deliver his own version of the talk. instead of discussing birds and bees, tony told his son about dts and qbs.they devised a seven-year plan for marshall to become an elite cornerback. it covered the typical, like academics to college visits.but it was designed around an unusual pillar. marshall, they decided, would tour every position on a football team.usc coach clay helton often targets two-way recruits, players who play a position on offense and defense. marshall offered something rare: a seven-way player. before marshall played cornerback, he was a quarterback. before he was a quarterback, he played linebac






coup against jim demint threatens to tear apart heritage foundation


there are two narratives being spun about the current turmoil at the heritage foundation. last week, politico reported that the non-profit conservative foundation’s board planned to permanently oust former sen. jim demint, who was appointed president of the organization in 2013.the narrative politico offers, supported by quotes from a single anonymous board member, is that heritage is in disarray as a result of demint’s decisions since taking over several years ago. demint destroyed the organization’s brand as an esteemed think tank, prioritized politics over research, and mismanaged the institution’s assets after taking control. as a result, according to this narrative, heritage foundation’s executive committee had no choice but to remove demint pending a full meeting of the board, which






priyanka chopra may no longer be part of the rakesh sharma biopic after aamir kh


priyanka chopra may no longer be part of the rakesh sharma biopic after aamir khan bails outpriyanka chopra who currently came back to mumbai revealed that she was offered rakesh sharma’s biopic when aamir khan was a part of it. priyanka, who is now global star leaves no stone unturned to be at the top of her game everywhere she goes. the actress who attended an event recently told the media about the projects she will be a part of in the coming future priyanka said, “i have finalized two-three scripts. now, i am left to make announcements. yes, rakesh sharma biopic was one of them. i was approached for that film when aamir was doing it. we were supposed to do in 2019. now, i don’t know, aamir is not in the film now.”apparently, it is being said that aamir khan has asked shah rukh khan to






add statue of mussolini's mutilated body to balbo monument: kerry james marshall


leading artist kerry james marshall has a modest proposal to resolve the controversy over chicago's monument to fascist aviator italo balbo.rather than tear down the burnham monument, as anti-fascists have demanded in the wake of clashes with white supremacists in charlottesville, va., or leave it as is, as some italian-americans prefer, marshall suggests adding to the memorial gifted to our city by italian dictator benito mussolini in 1934."a friend and former teacher of mine did a painting of the mutilated body of mussolini and his girlfriend hanging upside down after they were killed by a mob at the end of the war," said marshall, an honoree monday alongside rapper common, architect jeanne gang and the steppenwolf theatre at the city's annual fifth star honors awards."you could add that






xscape teams up with mona scott-young for official biopic


one of our favorite 90s r&b groups has not only reunited, but is bringing their story to the small screen. deadline.com reports, xscape has teamed up with mona scott-young who will executive produce the group’s official biopic. the quartet, which features kandi burruss-tucker, tameka “tiny” harris, and sisters latocha and tamika scott, chose to get back together in honor of the 25th anniversary of the group’s debut single “just kickin it.”read xscape officially announces reunion with all four original memberswhile the group and the love and hip-hop: atlanta creator are shopping the biopic around to networks, tvone announced they’d also be producing a biopic as part of their 2017-18 line up, which the group called  “disrespectful and disappointing.” however they were more than thrilled to h






jodeci biopic reportedly "in the works"


the success of the new edition biopic might have spawned a trend. the rumored jodeci biopic is slated to debut on vh1 later this year.read: crew love: how ‘the new edition story’ made a band of brothersmr. dalvin confirmed that a film is “in the works,” during a recent interview that he posted on instagram.“yes the #jodecibiopic is coming!!!!! for all the casting inquiries, they will be announced soon,” he wrote on urday (feb. 4). “thanks for the love and support.”according to dalvin, the script is already done and filming will begin next month. “we’re looking at a end of the year release,” he added.peep the full clip below.me & jojo up in the bay area..yes the #jodecibiopic is coming!!!!! for all the casting inquiries, they will be announced soon… thanks for the love and support






marshall: nfl teams can show support by hiring kaepernick


englewood, colo. (ap) — denver broncos linebacker brandon marshall says he appreciates nfl teams supporting the rights of their players to protest during the national anthem. he also suggests they show it by giving colin kaepernick a job .“the dude, he’s in shape, he’s yoked, actually,” said marshall, who saw his ex-college teammate on a tmz video recently. “he’s so strong. he’s ready to go. he told me he’s been working out when i last talked to him. he said he’s just waiting for a call. that’s the next step.”marshall is among many players who believe kaepernick is being blackballed by nfl teams over the movement he started last year when he declined to stand for the “star spangled banner” during the 2016 preseason to bring attention to racial inequality in america. kaepernick remains unsi






marshall announces new monitor bluetooth wireless headphones


why it matters to you if you've been interested in marshall's previous headphones but wanted an over-ear design, your wait is over.for some time now, marshall has been selling headphones that bear the classic look of the company’s amplifiers. in 2016, the company started selling wireless headphones, but only on-ear models were available. that has changed with the release of the company’s new marshall monitor bluetooth headphones.like the company’s previous headphones, the monitor bluetooth model uses a black-and-gold color scheme, with a hint of white in the form of the marshall logo emblazoned on the side of the ear cups. while this model is over-ear instead of on-ear, much of the general design and build seems very similar to earlier models like the mid and major. like those models, the






thurgood marshall movie faithful to the facts, and the man


washington — supreme court justice thurgood marshall's widow, cecilia, has seen two showings of the new movie "marshall" about her late husband. she liked it, but had one observation about actor chadwick boseman, who plays the civil rights pioneer and legal giant."he's a very good-looking man, but he's not as handsome as my husband was," she told her son john after seeing the film, he said.the question of looks aside, what moviegoers get in "marshall" is a film faithful to the facts and to the man, according to those who have studied the real-life connecticut rape case from 1941 and those who knew marshall. he died in 1993 at age 84.michael koskoff, a lawyer who wrote the screenplay with his son, says he began with the information he had about the case, then filled in the gaps.in early 194






woman found dead in martinez condo fire


martinez — firefighters pulled an adult woman from a burning condominium saturday morning after they navigated through her crowded living quarters, a fire official said.investigators are trying to determine if the woman, whose identity has not been released, pending notification of her family, died because of the fire or earlier, said confire spokesman robert marshall.“there were some unusual things, but we don’t think foul play was involved,” marshall said. “we think the fire was accidentally caused.”the fire started around 7:30 a.m. saturday in the woman’s unit on farm lane in martinez, and when firefighters arrived there was a lot of fire and smoke, marshall said.a cluttered interior, “close to a hoarder situation,” made finding the victim difficult, marshall said. she was declared dece






most countries score an f on our lgbt human rights report card


by susan dicklitch-nelson, professor of government and chair of the government department, franklin & marshall college, berwood yost, director of the center for opinion research, franklin & marshall college, and scottie thompson, project and data specialist, franklin & marshall college. police in istanbul,turkey disperse gay pride demonstrators with a water cannon in june 2015. ap photo/emrah…






ap source: jets releasing wr brandon marshall


new york — a person with direct knowledge of the team's decision says the new york jets are releasing wide receiver brandon marshall, clearing $7.5 million on the salary cap.marshall is the latest big-name player to be cut by the jets, who have also parted ways with darrelle revis, nick mangold, nick folk and breno giacomini this offseason.the person spoke to the associated press on thursday night on condition of anonymity because the team had not yet announced the move, which was expected to come friday.newsday first reported the move by the jets. the newspaper also reported that marshall asked for his release — and was granted his request — after weighing his options, including new york being interested in having the receiver return next season.marshall played two seasons for the jets, a






is this former beauty queen going to replace priyanka chopra in the shahnaz husa


is this former beauty queen going to replace priyanka chopra in the shahnaz husain’s biopic?apart from sanjay dutt’s biopic, one on beauty baroness shahnaz husain is doing the buzz. there has been a lot of speculation about the actress who would be chosen to bring alive the real-life story of this ace entrepreneur.the original choice for the biopic was our desi girl, priyanka chopra. director puja bedi, daughter of bobby bedi, was keen on casting pee cee but her dates are unavailable for the next two years due to her hollywood ventures.but now word has it that former beauty queen aishwarya rai bachchan will be essaying the role. both bedi and writer kamlesh pandey, who is scripting the film, believe aishwarya will do ‘justice’ to the part. husain has also expressed a keen desire to have as






darnold-rosen matchup is one for the nfl scouts' books


some time before saturday, usc cornerback iman marshall plans to send a missive behind enemy lines. before usc and ucla renew their rivalry, marshall said he’ll send a text to his former teammate at long beach poly, receiver christian pabico. mostly pleasantries, marshall said. "check up on him,... some time before saturday, usc cornerback iman marshall plans to send a missive behind enemy lines. before usc and ucla renew their rivalry, marshall said he’ll send a text to his former teammate at long beach poly, receiver christian pabico. mostly pleasantries, marshall said. "check up on him,... (zach helfand)






vermont man grew pot because he thought it'd be legal soon


st. albans, vt. — vermont police have arrested a man who acknowledged growing marijuana to prepare for possible statewide legalization of the drug.st. albans police say they came across michael marshall while investigating a hunting violation. marshall fled into a house after a confrontation with police, and then consented to a search of the residence. police say they then found and seized 13 full-grown marijuana plants and 27 smaller plants.police say marshall told them he thought marijuana would be legalized soon, so he wanted to get an early start on growing it for future sale.the possession of small amounts of marijuana has been decriminalized in the state of vermont, but it is still illegal for recreational use.police issued marshall a citation to appear in court next month.






small town turns to 28 skeletons to attract visitors


marshall, mich. (ap) — the newest residents in marshall don’t have anything to say.the small town in calhoun county is displaying 28 skeletons downtown as part of its inaugural skeleton fest, which runs through halloween.there are skeletons riding a bike, drinking coffee and even playing twister. jane reid of the marshall area economic development alliance says the goal is to attract people who don’t mind something a little ghoulish. she says maybe they’ll stick around and explore.marshall carriage company is offering horse-drawn rides saturday. of course, the carriage is shaped like a hearse.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.___information from: jackson citizen patriot, http://www.mlive.com/jackson






dame dash to share his view of roc-a-fella imprint in biopic


the roc boys aren’t in the building tonight, but they will be coming to a silver screen near you. dame dash revealed in an interview, posted yesterday (apr. 19) by hip hop motivation, that a roc-a-fella biopic is definitely underway.read: freeway discusses reuniting with jay z for roc nation partnershipone-third of the founding trio, which also included jay z and kareem “biggs” burke, will be spearheading the film offering a perspective that, dash claims, no one will be expecting. the music executive let’s us know that there’s more that went on behind the scenes than what the public may have perceived.we knew it early, most didn’t. either way history was made 20 years ago when we dropped reasonable doubt. anniversary coming soon, me and my conglomerates. @elliottwilson @hypebeast @complex