Madiba

Release Date:  2/1/17, 2/8/17, 2/15/17; BET Genre:  Drama/Biography Director:  Kevin Hooks Studio(s):   Blue Ice Pictures, Black Entertainment Television (BET) Cast:  Laurence Fishburne (Nelson Mandela), David Harewood, Orlando Jones, Terry Pheto. Story:  A three-part saga telling the “definitive story” of Nelson Mandela.  Madiba, based on two Mandela autobiographies, Conversations with Myself and Nelson Mandela by Himself, tells…

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Free In Deed

Release Date:  1/1/15 Genre: Drama Rating:  Unknown Running Time: NR Studio: Greyshack Films Director: Jake Mahaffy Cast:  Kathy Smith (Pearlie), David Harewood (Abe Wilkins), Edwina Findley (Melva Neddy). Details:  “How could a man suffocate a child for two hours, the entire time believing he was helping him?”  Free in Deed is a fictional, filmic reinterpretation of events…

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Robeson

Status:  Development Status Unknown as of April 24, 2017 Release Date: TBA Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating:  Not Available Studio:  Four Stars International/Equinox Films Director:  Vondie Curtis-Hall Cast:  David Harewood (Paul Robeson), Louis Gossett, Jr. (W.E.B. Dubois), Sydney Tamiia Poitier (Eslanda Goode Robeson). Details:  Variety reports that Vondie Curtis-Hall will direct the upcoming Paul Robeson biopic with shooting set for…

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