Flint

Release Date:   10/28/17; Lifetime Genre:  Drama Rating:  TV-14 Director:  Bruce Beresford Studio(s):  Sony Pictures Television; Lifetime Television Cast:  Queen Latifah (Iza Banks), Jill Scott (Nayyirah Shariff), Betsy Brandt (LeeAnne Walters), Rob Morrow (Professor Edwards), Marin Ireland (Melissa Mays), Lyndie Greenwood (Adina Banks). Story:  Inspired by the Time Magazine cover story, “The Toxic Tap,” by Josh…

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Miss Me This Christmas

Release Date:   12/3/17; TV One Genre:  Comedy/Holiday Rating:  NR Running Time:  87 mins. Director:  Kenny Young Studio:   Pokeprod, Reel One Entertainment. Cast:  Erica Ash (Regina Young), Redaric Williams (Franklin Young), Eva Marcille (Trish McDonald), Allen Maldonado (Ulysses Danbert), Nathan Davis, Jr. (Thomas Wallace), Mykel Shannon Jenkins (Chris Dunn). Story:  The Chesterton Hotel was the location of…

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You Can’t Fight Christmas

Release Date:  12/10/17; TV One Genre:   Comedy/Holiday Rating:  NR Running Time:  87 mins. Director:  Kenny Young Studio(s):   Pokeprod, Reel One Entertainment Cast:  Brely Evans (Leslie Major), Andra Fuller (Edmund James), Persia White (Millicent Williams), Porscha Coleman (Belinda King), Travis Winfrey (Kevin Boudreaux), Nathan Davis, Jr. (Thomas Wallace). Story:  In You Can’t Fight Christmas the Chestertown…

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Angela Davis Biopic

ANGELA DAVIS BIOPIC #1 (Status:  Announced) According to Deadline in May 2016, an unauthorized Angela Davis Biopic By ‘Shameless’ Scribe LaToya Morgan was acquired by The Firm.  The untitled script will be produced by The Firm’s film division president Robbie Brenner along with Jeff Kwatinetz and Kevin McKeon.  Angela Davis, accused of conspiracy in the…

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All This Love:  The DeBarge Story

(Status: Announced) ​As of 5/2/17, a biopic about the DeBarge family is in the works. TV One is prepping the project, titled All This Love: The DeBarge Family Story.  Set to air Fall 2018, the film will focus on the story the DeBarge family, one of the most popular family groups in American music history,…

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Oscar Micheaux: Negro Pioneer

(Status:  Script:  6/30/17) Tyler Perry is set to Play Pioneering Filmmaker Oscar Micheaux in HBO Biopic.  Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are shepherding the project for Sony Pictures TV through their Storyline Entertainment banner. Perry will executive produce along with Zadan and Meron but does not plan to direct.  The script will be based on…

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