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‘Harriet’ director knows you don’t want to see another slave film

(CNN)Kasi Lemmons is all too aware of the difficulty filmmakers face when tackling movies about slavery.This is part of the reason why she didn’t make one with her latest project about the life of Harriet Tubman. “It’s a story of liberation,” Lemmons told CNN. “It’s a story of freedom. And freedom is exhilarating.”

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‘Harriet’ director knows you don’t want to see another slave film

(CNN)Kasi Lemmons is all too aware of the difficulty filmmakers face when tackling movies about slavery.This is part of the reason why she didn’t make one with her latest project about the life of Harriet Tubman. “It’s a story of liberation,” Lemmons told CNN. “It’s a story of freedom. And freedom is exhilarating.”

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Rachel Zegler to play Snow White in Disney live-action film

Zegler, who will make her feature film debut in December in the long-awaited Steven Spielberg-directed “West Side Story,” has been cast to play iconic Disney princess Snow White in an upcoming live-action reimagining of the story, Disney confirmed to CNN. “Rachel’s extraordinary vocal abilities are just the beginning of her gifts. Her strength, intelligence and…

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Rachel Zegler to play Snow White in Disney live-action film

Zegler, who will make her feature film debut in December in the long-awaited Steven Spielberg-directed “West Side Story,” has been cast to play iconic Disney princess Snow White in an upcoming live-action reimagining of the story, Disney confirmed to CNN. “Rachel’s extraordinary vocal abilities are just the beginning of her gifts. Her strength, intelligence and optimism will become an integral part of rediscovering the joy in this classic Disney fairytale,” director Marc Webb said in a statement.Webb, whose other films include “(500) Days of Summer” and “The Amazing Spider-Man,” has been signed on to direct the new take on Snow since May 2019.Production is anticipated to begin in 2022.

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Avril Lavigne partners with real-life ‘Sk8er boi’ Tony Hawk in TikTok debut

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Avril Lavigne partners with real-life ‘Sk8er boi’ Tony Hawk in TikTok debut

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DaBaby Talks Finding a ‘Middle Ground’ Between Comfort & Style Ahead of BoohooMAN Collaboration

“I love me some mutually beneficial partnerships,” DaBaby tells Billboard of the fun new team up. “It’s always a blessing, so them wanting to work with me made things pretty easy. Them giving me the opportunity and creative input on the designs and what was going on with everything — that definitely made it a silky smooth…

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DaBaby Talks Finding a ‘Middle Ground’ Between Comfort & Style Ahead of BoohooMAN Collaboration

“I love me some mutually beneficial partnerships,” DaBaby tells Billboard of the fun new team up. “It’s always a blessing, so them wanting to work with me made things pretty easy. Them giving me the opportunity and creative input on the designs and what was going on with everything — that definitely made it a silky smooth collaboration.”The boohooMAN x DaBaby collection, which includes everything from relaxed yet sleek track sets, tees and statement graphics to loud and expressive fits in matte satins and paisleys, was inspired by the effortlessly cool lifestyle led by the star. “I love being comfortable when I dress because I do so much moving around,” DaBaby says of his mindset while designing the collection. “But I also like looking good while being comfortable, so I like to find a middle ground with making clothes that you can still move around in but at the same time, they’re still very expressive and give some sense of style.”As for his favorite style in the collection, DaBaby loves the “all white shorts set with the white shirt and daisy dukes” pictured in the campaign image above.”I feel free when I wear it,” he reveals. “It’s all white, nice and clean. I feel like that’s to move for the summertime. If it had nothing to do with me, I would still buy it.”While DaBaby has no problem rocking iced-out chains and fashion-forward fits, he knows that finding your own sense of style can be intimidating. “Just be yourself, that’s what fashion is,” he advises those interested in fashion. “Expressing yourself. If you’re being yourself, you can’t go wrong.”Ahead of the June 30 launch, shop boohooMAN’s range of summer styles here.

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