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‘Training Day’ TV Series Goes to Pilot

Almost 15 years after Training Day hit the big screen CBS is moving forward with plans for a TV series based on the film. Last August we reported CBS had gotten the rights to the series after a reported bidding war, which should surprise no one who’s watched the Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke led buddy cop film. Washington, long before becoming a living meme (Hey “Uncle Denzel”), won a Best Lead Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of a LAPD detective. The Training Day TV series has just been ordered a pilot.

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Denzel Washington Will Become the Third Black Actor to Receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards

Denzel Washington will be awarded the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 10, 2016.  This news comes in the aftermath of awarding director and long time friend Spike Lee an honorary Oscar.

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