Freddy O highlights the Chris Stokes Movie Training Workshop. For more information about the workshop and how you can be a part of it click here.
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Rolling Out Magazine highlights the start of the Chris Stokes Movie Training Workshop. For more information about the workshop and how you can be a part of it click here.
For more information on Chris Stokes go to All Music.
Chris Stokes, director of the #1 box office hit “You Got Served” has joined the cause to see more minorities in Hollywood by creating the Chris Stokes Movie Training Workshop Experience. Stokes hopes to give opportunities to minorities that desire to be in the film/tv industry but don’t have the resources to do so.
In a field that is predominantly non-minority driven, the Chris Stokes Movie Training Workshop hopes to help change the face of Hollywood. There are so many talented actors, directors, producers, etc. in Hollywood that are minorities and looking for a chance to show their talent. The Chris Stokes Movie Training Workshop will select applicants to be involved in the film and television shows that Chris Stokes’ production company ‘Footage Films’ will be producing. By creating these opportunities, the Chris Stokes Movie Training Workshop hopes to bring more minorities to the forefront of the film and television making process. The Chris Stokes Movie Training Workshop will give upcoming, talented individuals an opportunity of a lifetime, working on set as part of the workshop with Chris himself.
Chris Stokes looks to get more minorities into the film and television industry. Check out Chrisstokesent.com contact section to submit your resume.
Chris Stokes is now actively accepting and reviewing submissions for providing these opportunities. If you are interested go to http://chrisstokesent.com to send your submission on why you feel you should be part of The Chris Stokes Movie Training Workshop “Hollywood Initiative”. Learn more about Chris Stokes and his past work at –http://m.imdb.com
Also check out some trailers for Chris Stokes’ upcoming movies!
Only For One Night – https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4jFiaA32oJU
Boy Bye – https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xIJ_HNsxYts
Pop superstar George Michael has died peacefully at home, his publicist said.
The 53-year-old, who was set to release a documentary in 2017, rose to fame as a member of Wham!, known for their hits Club Tropicana and Last Christmas. He had a highly successful solo career which included the songs Careless Whisper, Faith, Outside and Freedom! ’90.
Michael – who was born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou – had 11 UK number ones and sold more than 100 million albums throughout a career spanning almost four decades. His most recent album, Symphonica, was released in 2014.
Thames Valley police told the BBC an ambulance attended the house in Goring, Oxfordshire, at 1.42pm.They said the death was being treated as “unexplained but not suspicious” and they would not comment further until after a postmortem.
In a statement, the star’s publicist said: “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period.
“The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage.”
Michael’s manager Michael Lippman said he died from heart failure and was found “in bed, lying peacefully.” His publicist Cindi Berger said he had not been ill.
On Twitter, Andrew Ridgeley, Michael’s partner in Wham!, said he was “heartbroken at the loss of my beloved friend”.
New video from Beyonce “All Night”. Beyonce loves to surprise us with new music and videos. Keep doing what you doing Beyonce!
Kanye West has always been something of a provocateur and a nihilist, and is staunchly anti-political correctness.
Last night he stirred a maybe unprecedented level of controversy, however, declaring at a Saint Pablo Tour show in San Jose: “I would have voted on Trump”.
“This is my platform and I’m going to talk about the paradigm shift that’s happening right now,” he said at the top of a 40-minute political speech that came at the cost of several songs.
It’s hard to ascertain exactly the point he was trying to make as we only have tweets and videos from attendees, not a transcript, to go off, but it sounds as though he was mostly praising the disruptive nature of Trump’s campaign, which ‘inspired racists to reveal themselves’.
“Whether you voted for Hillary or Trump, this is a safe space for both of you,” he told the audience, asking any Trump voters to make themselves known. He also reiterated his desire to run for president in 2020, saying his focus would be on education and that his campaign would use a different political model.
“Stop focusing on racism,” he added, declaring sombrely: “We are in a racist country – period.” His stance stands in stark contrast to 2005 Kanye, who famously declared that “George Bush doesn’t care about black people” in the wake of the devestating Hurricane Katrina.
The concert received an understandably mixed response.
Kanye was apparently happy when one woman screamed that she loved him in spite of his appreciation of Trump’s campaign, but there was also a lot of booing, stunned silence and even a few projectiles – one of which was a Yeezy shoe, which Kanye promptly signed and returned to the thrower.
If you are going to endure years — no, generations — of futility and heartbreak, when you do finally win a World Series championship, it may as well be a memorable one.
The Chicago Cubs did just that, shattering their 108-year championship drought in epic fashion: with an 8-7, 10-inning victory over the Cleveland Indians in Game 7, which began on Wednesday night, carried into Thursday morning and seemed to end all too soon.
When the Indians rallied with three runs in the eighth inning — including a two-out, two-strike, two-run thunderbolt of a home run by Rajai Davis off closer Aroldis Chapman — the Cubs found a way to beat back the ghosts of playoffs past.
After a brief rain delay following the ninth inning, they pushed two runs across in the 10th inning on a double by Ben Zobrist, the Series’s most valuable player, and a single by Miguel Montego.
The Cubs then had to hold their breath in the bottom of the inning when Davis hit a run-scoring single to pull the Indians to a run behind. But reliever Mike Montgomery replaced Carl Edwards and got Michael Martinez to hit a slow roller into the infield. Third baseman Kris Bryant scooped it up and threw across to first baseman Anthony Rizzo.
As the ball made its flight across the diamond, the stadium went silent for one of only a few times all night — and only until it settled into Rizzo’s glove. Then the huge contingent of Cubs fans erupted, and the players raced to the middle of the infield to celebrate.
“We’re world champions,” Rizzo said in the alcohol-soaked visitors’ clubhouse after he had taken a break from embracing the actor Bill Murray. “The Chicago Cubs are world champions. Let that sink in.”
Thousands of fans lingered for nearly an hour after the game, moving into the field level of the stadium, waving the ubiquitous W flags, singing the victory anthem “Go Cubs Go” and roaring when Rizzo held up the ball he had caught for the final out.
Actor Thomas Mikal Ford has died after being placed on life support for a ruptured aneurysm in his abdomen.
The TV star — who portrayed Tommy Strawn on the 1990s sitcom “Martin” — died Wednesday at an Atlanta hospital, his rep confirmed.
“To all family and friends of Tommy Ford. We would like to inform everyone that our brother passed away today October 12, 2016 surrounded by his loving family,” his family posted on Instagram. “Please keep his family in your prayers as they go through this challenging time. He was so dearly loved by so many and for that lets all be grateful for a life well served.”
Ford, 52, was taken to the hospital on Sunday and his condition worsened after his arrival.
Ford earned a considerable following for his performance as the sensible best friend of the main character Martin, played by Martin Lawrence, on the beloved sitcom.
He also starred on other popular programs including “The Jamie Foxx Show” and “New York Undercover” and has written a series of children’s books endorsing the importance of avoiding drugs and violence.
“Empire” actor Malik Yoba, “227” starJackée Harry and other celebrities reached out to express their condolences.
Kim Kardashian West was robbed of millions of dollars worth of jewelry while visiting Paris on Sunday night, according to a judicial source and reports.
A second source with knowledge of security at the private mansion where the reality TV star was staying told NBC News that she was tied up during the incident and that a wedding ring was among the valuables taken.
Kardashian West’s spokeswoman said that she was left “badly shaken but physically unharmed” after being held at gunpoint by two armed, masked men.
The culprits escaped with a ring worth about $4.5 million and a jewelry box containing other items worth $5.6 million, the judicial source said. The Associated Press also cited a Paris police official as confirming that account.
The judicial source told NBC News that five individuals dressed as police officers went to the building Sunday night.
An authoritative source with knowledge of the hotel’s security said an overnight watchman was on duty when he was overcome by armed men. They took the key to where Kardashian West was staying and ran around the building trying to find the correct apartment.
Once inside, the source said, the men tied her up and put her in the bathroom. The source added that the robbers seemed to have known that security was light on Sunday night, triggering speculation it may have been an inside job.
We will keep you informed as more develops. Happy that Kim is OK.