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BRADY, BLEU TO ANNOUNCE IMAGE AWARD NOMS December 23, 2008

Filed under: Entertainment — Ryann Hayman @ 10:20 am
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Wayne Brady, Corbin Bleu, Audra McDonald and others will appear at a press conference next month to announce the nominees, honorees and other details for the 40th NAACP Image Awards.       

      Winners will be revealed on Feb. 12 during a live telecast on Fox, The ceremony coincides with the NAACP’s 100th anniversary.

 

       As reported earlier, Halle Berry and Tyler Perry will co-host the awards show.  Previously announced honorees include former Vice President Al Gore and Dr. Wangari Muta Maathai, who will be presented with the NAACP Chairman’s Award.

 

       Tickets for the show – ranging from $50 to $500 – will be available through Ticketmaster beginning in early January.

 

CORBIN BLEU BUSTS A ‘FREE STYLE’ November 12, 2008

Filed under: Entertainment — Ryann Hayman @ 1:00 pm
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High School Musical” star Corbin Bleu is trading his dancing shoes for a motorbike to star in the upcoming film “Free Style.”

 

       The actor plays a young man determined to win a spot on the Grand National motocross racing team with the support of his mother (Penelope Ann Miller), little sister (Madison Pettis) and new girlfriend (Sandra Echeverria).       

       Bleu’s real-life father, David Reivers, and 2007 U.S. Open Supercross Champion, Grant Langston, also star.      

       Samuel Goldwyn Films and Fox Home Entertainment have nabbed U.S. theatrical and home video rights, respectively, to “Free Style” from Rigel Entertainment. A February theatrical release is planned.