Deadly Dispatch

Release Date:  7/28/19; TV One
Genre:  Drama/Thriller
Rating:  NR
Director:  Morenike Joela Evans
Studio(s):   Swirl Films; TV One

Cast:  Tamala Jones (Tiffany), Dominique Perry (Amber), Wayne “Bone Crusher” Hardnett (Shawn), Steven Gregory Norfleet (Marcus).

Story:   Deadly Dispatch chronicles the tragic murder of Shawn (Bone Crusher), a well-liked owner of a struggling taxi company. Tiffany (Jones) is a local salon owner and Shawn’s longtime, high-school best friend who becomes intertwined in the puzzling circumstances surrounding his death. Unsatisfied with the police’s classification of the case being a robbery gone wrong, Tiffany becomes suspicious of Shawn’s grieving widow Amber (Perry). Motivated to find out what really happened to her friend that fateful day, Tiffany embarks on a quest that will not only endanger her strained marriage, but her life as well. Will she be able to come to terms with a deep secret shared between her and Shawn while seeking justice?  Inspired by actual events, the original movie is part of TV One’s Love, Lies & Murder series of stories that explore the dark side of love including deceit, betrayal, obsession and jealousy.  Source:  TV One.

Loved To Death

Release Date:  7/21/19; TV One
Genre:  Thriller
Rating:  NR
Director:  Lee Davis
Studio(s):  Asylum Productions; TV One
Cast:  Malinda Williams (Monica), MC Lyte (Tiffany), McKinley Freeman (Jackson), Tobias Truvillion (Dre) and Chrystee Pharris (Courtney), Ernest L. Thomas (Pastor).

Story:   Loved To Death charts a newly engaged couple whose lives are cut short when they are suddenly gunned down by a crazed ex-lover at a toll booth. Upon meeting and falling in love with Dre (Truvillion), Monica (Williams) leaves a long term abusive relationship with Jackson (Freeman) to be with her new love. Inspired by actual events, the original movie is part of TV One’s Love, Lies & Murder series of stories that explore the dark side of love including deceit, betrayal, obsession and jealousy.  Source:  TV One.

Sins Of The Father

Release Date:  7/7/2019
Genre:  Drama/Thriller
Rating:  NR
Director:  Jamal Hill
Studio(s):   Swirl Films; TV One

Cast:  Deitrick Haddon (Pastor Clarence Burnett), A.J. Johnson (Detective Phylicia Richardson), Clifton Powell (Deacon Kevin Williams),Terayle Hill (Robert Banks), Angela Love (Chevelle).

Story:   The movie follows Clarence Burnett, a pastor in Atlanta who’s happily married to Karen. The couple’s world is torn apart when Karen is brutally murdered outside their Atlanta home, sending shock waves through their close-knit community. As police delve deeper into the Burnett’s inner circle, they discover secret lives filled with lust, cruelty and unearth a sinful conspiracy of biblical proportions.  Inspired by actual events, the original movie is part of TV One’s Love, Lies & Murder series of stories that explore the dark side of love including deceit, betrayal, obsession and jealousy.  Source:  TV One.

Jacob’s Ladder

Release Date:  8/23/19; In Theaters
Genre:   Drama/Horror
Rating:  R
Director:  David M. Rosenthal
Studio(s):   LD Entertainment, Gaeta/Rosenzweig Films
Running Time:  89 mins.
Cast:  Michael Ealy, Jesse Williams, Nicole Beharie, Karla Souza, Joseph Sikora.

Story:  Remake of the 1990 cult classic directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Tim Robbins.  The new films follows the same plot as the original, with a soldier returning home from war and experiencing a particularly bad form of PTSD.  The official synopsis for the 2019 remake reads: “After losing his brother in combat, Jacob Singer returns home from Afghanistan — only to be pulled into a mind-twisting state of paranoia. Singer soon realizes that his sibling is alive but life is not what it seems.”  Source(s):  The Playlist.

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The Marcus Garvey Story

Release Date:  9/13/19; In Theaters
Genre:   Biography
Rating:   Unknown
Director:  Steven Anderson
Studio(s):   A KB Toy Production, Kinowelt Entertainment
Running Time:  Unknown
Cast:  Kevin Navayne, Dennis Haysbert, Janet Hubert, Tobin Bell, Dan Gauthier, Lili Mirojnick, Christian Campbell, Rhashan Stone, Tobias Truvillion, Ross Partridge, Rick Pasqualone, Kristinia DeBarge, Scot Williams, Rolonda Watts, Atheana Ritchie, Rayven Symone Ferrell, Adrian Makala, Vincent Grass, Rico E. Anderson, James Lewis, Spencer Garret, Kyle Marasciulo.

Story:   Story based on the life and death of Marcus Garvey.  Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a staunch proponent of the Black Nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, to which end he founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL). He founded the Black Star Line, which promoted the return of the African diaspora to their ancestral lands.  Source:  Dream13media.

Gemini Man

Release Date:  10/11/19; In Theaters

Genre:  Action/Sci-Fi
Rating:  Unknown
Director:  Ang Lee
Studio(s):   Fosun Group Forever Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Skydance Media, Paramount Pictures
Running Time:  Unknown

Cast:  Will Smith (Henry Brogen/Junior), Clive Owen (Clay Varris), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Danny), Benedict Wong (Baron), Linda Emond (Lassiter), Theodora Miranne (Kitty).

Story:   Henry Brogan is an elite assassin who becomes the target of a mysterious operative who can seemingly predict his every move. To his horror, he soon learns that the man who’s trying to kill him is a younger, faster, cloned version of himself.  Source:  Google.

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In Broad Daylight

Release Date:  7/14/19; TV One
Genre:   Thriller
Rating:  NR
Director:  Kenn Michael
Studio(s):   Invent Films, TV One
Cast:  Chyna Layne (Jordan Boudreaux), Curtis Hamilton (Steve), Shad “Bow Wow” Moss (Malik).

Story:   In Broad Daylight, tells the story of Jordan Boudreaux (Lane), who gets abducted by her obsessed and estranged boyfriend Steve (Hamilton).  Jordan’s family rallies the community while her closest cousin, Malik (Moss), makes it his personal mission to find and bring her home safely. The family, community and police band together to find Jordan before it’s too late.  Inspired by actual events, the original movie is part of TV One’s Love, Lies & Murder series of stories that explore the dark side of love including deceit, betrayal, obsession and jealousy.  Source:  TV One.