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1970s Exploitation Action Film 'Ashanti' w/ Beverly Johnson, Coming To Blu-ray DVD In December

11 October 2012 3:19 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Now, with a movie poster like that, aren't you just a little teesy weesy bit curious about seeing it? No. This is not a new poster for Django Unchained. This is obviously a foreign poster for the 1979 exploitation action film, Ashanti, with former supermodel Beverly Johnson in the lead female role.  The film had an all star cast: Michael Caine, William Holden, Rex Harrison, Omer Sharif and Peter Ustinov (some trivia: Ustinov's paternal great-grandmother was in fact Ethiopian).playing an evil Arab slave trader The story deals with a Un doctor, played by Johnson, doing humanitarian work in Africa, who's kidnapped by slave traders, but, as the »

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Bet To Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Michael Jackson's 'Bad' w/ 2-Hour Tribute

6 September 2012 11:26 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Bet will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Michael Jackson "Bad" Short Films with a two hour tribute to the fallen 'King of Pop'. The specials airing will correspond with the release of BAD25 a special addition re-release of Michael Jackson seventh studio album Bad.  Along with the original album included will be unreleased demo tracks and a Live CD and DVD of Michaels performance at Wembley Stadium during the Bad world tour.  Michael Jacksons Thriller was also re-released on its 25th Anniversary. Working with Sony and The Michael Jackson Estate Bet has planned a unique tribute that will include photos, footage and interviews with celebrity fans; Ne-Yo, Ashanti, Michael Eric Dyson, A$AP Rocky, Beverly Johnson, Affion Crockett, Al Sharpton, Mc Lyte and others. The Tribute will air Tuesday, September 18 at 8pm Et.


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