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Academy Award® winner Octavia Spencer stars as Madam C.J. Walker, the trailblazing African American haircare entrepreneur who was America’s first female self-made millionaire. Inspired by the book, On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker , written by Walker’s great-great-granddaughter A’Lelia Bundles, the Netflix original series, SELF MADE: INSPIRED BY THE LIFE OF MADAM C.J. WALKER brings the uplifting story of this cultural icon to the screen for the first time. Against all odds, Walker overcame post-slavery racial and gender biases, personal betrayals, and business rivalries to build a ground-breaking brand that revolutionized black haircare, as she simultaneously fought for social change. The four-part limited series also stars Blair Underwood as her husband C.J. Walker, Tiffany Haddish as her daughter Lelia, Carmen Ejogo as Walker’s business rival Addie Munroe, Garrett Morris as Walker’s father-in-law, Kevin Carroll as her longtime lawyer

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Announces New Cast Member

Luke Mitchell to Join Cast Story by David Clark Luke Mitchell will be playing a character of interest on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D when the show returns from break in March. Season two picked up after Captain America: The Winter Soldier set the Hydra plot line into motion. As the season developed additional storylines have opened up. A plot point relevant to Mitchell’s new character is an area of interest that has strung fans along since season one - Skye (Chloe Bennet). She was introduced as an activist hacker, yet with the progression of the show her origins have become a major mystery. Information from Marvel reveals that Lincoln, the character being played by Luke Mitchell, will be important as Skye’s story unfolds. “With the revelations surrounding Skye’s true identity in the Winter Finale, we knew we’d be introducing more Inhumans as our story progressed,” said Executive Producer Jeph Loeb Loeb introduces Lincoln (Luke Mitchell) as inhuman which is

Edward James Olmos to Join SHIELD

The ABC show continues to improve its cast with the commander of The Galactica. Story by Matt Cummings It's not every day that you get to see a television show grow into something of true quality. Such is the case for ABC/Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. , a show maligned in the first half of its first season with poor writing and utterly forgettable characters. But that all changed with Captain America: The Winter Solider , blowing the Marvel Cinematic Universe wide open and pitting our heroes against Hydra and the U.S. government The show has also benefitted from a serious injection of new and exciting taken, from BJ Brit to Adrianne Palicki. Recently, the show also added veteran Blair Underwood to play May's ex -, and now we've learned about yet another signing that could be the biggest so far Battlestar Galactica alum Edward James Olmos has signed on to play Robert Gonzalez, who's been promised to play a large role in Season 2.5. In fact Marvel's

Agents of SHIELD Casts Blair Underwood

Read on to learn which role the Ironside actor has accepted. With Marvel's Agents of SHIELD on break until March 3rd, we'll soon see the 8-part series Agent Carter take its place. And while the show concluded with what most agree was as strong an episode as they've ever made ( read our review ), they certainly aren't looking back. The series is moving forward by not just picking up the loose papers ala Captain America: The Winter Solider , it's establishing all-new faces for its second half. According to THR, Blair Underwood will be joining the show's cast, which begins shooting new scenes this week. Underwood, who resume includes the very good ( LA Law) and the frankly awful ( Ironside ) will play Doctor Andrew Garner, who is Agent Melinda May's ex-husband. Such additions aren't new for the series, as we've enjoyed the Bobbi Morse/Lance Hunter storyline since it was introduced. Now, May's personal life comes into focus with Under

Golden Globe Nominations 2011 Announced

What Do You Think? Today the The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards ,were announced in Hollywood,Ca. There are some definite surprise on this list to say the least. The award show is presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, a group of journalists, will be broadcast on NBC on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011. Actor and comic Ricky Gervais is the scheduled host. 1. BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA a. BLACK SWAN b. THE FIGHTER c. INCEPTION d. THE KING’S SPEECH e. THE SOCIAL NETWORK See the Entire List After The Jump.. 2. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA a. HALLE BERRY FRANKIE AND ALICE b. NICOLE KIDMAN RABBIT HOLE c. JENNIFER LAWRENCE WINTER’S BONE d. NATALIE PORTMAN BLACK SWAN e. MICHELLE WILLIAMS BLUE VALENTINE 3. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA a. JESSE EISENBERG THE SOCIAL NETWORK b. COLIN FIRTH THE KING’S SPEECH c. JAMES FRANCO 127 HOURS d. RYAN GOSLING BLUE VALENTINE e. MARK WAHLBERG THE FIGHTER 4. BEST

"The Event' Episode 2 “To Keep Us Safe” Review

"The Event' Episode 2 “To Keep Us Safe” Review By: Jason Albrecht Everything I felt the pilot lacked, the second episode delivered. My doubt was lifted, and I smiled while I watched. There was intensity. There was mystery. There were answers. The story moved forward as it bounced back and forth though time. It was good, damn good. It seems the imprisoned mysterious strangers were not alone; there were others of their kind that have now integrated with society, and they don’t all agree with their leader, Sophia. They may be E.T.’s. Not the Reese’s pieces eating long-necked kind, but the mostly human less than 1 percent genetic difference kind. Curious? “The Event” is showing the potential to be a great show. It isn’t my number one must see of the week yet, but it definitely will be a contender if it keeps improving week to week. Please Leave A Comment-

"The Event" Episode 1 Review By:Jason Albrecht

"The Event" Episode 1 Review By:Jason Albrecht Over here at SandwichJohnfilms we are going to start expanding into the world of Television and start to do reviews on a few shows that we find interesting and worth watching. And some that aren't. I want to welcome Jason Albrecht to the Sandwich team. Here at SandwichJohnFilms no one gets payed or works for money, they do it because they have a passion for Movies, Television and Pop Culture. And I want to welcome him on board. Jason will be reviewing Television's for us on a weekly basis. These are shows that he has been watching for years and new shows that just started. Jason first review is of the highly anticipated NBC show The Event . Please Note-Spolier Alert I want to like this show. A lot. There is a void in my TV watching where Lost once stood. Granted Lost kind of lost it in the middle, but it picked back up and finished strong. I thought Flash Forward would take over this season, but it was canceled