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…

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Candyman

Release Date:   6/12/2020; In Theaters Genre:  Horror Rating:  TBA Director:  Nia DaCosta Writing Credits: Clive Barker (characters), Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld Studio(s):   Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Monkeypaw Productions Running Time:  TBA Cast:  Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Tony Todd (Daniel Robitaille / Candyman), Colman Domingo, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Teyonah Parris, Nadia Simms. Details:   There’s a new “Candyman” in town.  Jordan…

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Cleopatra Jones Reboot

Status:  Optioned Release Date:  TBA Genre:  Drama Rating:  Unknown Director:  TBA Studio(s):   Warner Brothers Running time:  Unknown Cast:  TBA Story:   Warner Bros is reviving Cleopatra Jones, the 1973 blaxploitation female empowerment film that starred Tamara Dobson as the undercover government agent who used the day job of supermodel as her cover and an excuse to…

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SuperFly

Release Date:  6/15/2018 Genre:  Drama/Crime Rating:  Unknown Director:  Director X Studio(s):  Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Details:   Remake of the 1972 film.  Allen Maldonado joins the cast led by Trevor Jackson as Youngblood Priest, Jason Mitchell as Eddie and Michael K. Williams as Scatter in Sony’s Super Fly remake.  Maldonado has been cast as Litty, a new…

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Sleepless

a/k/a Sleepless Night Release Date:   2/24/17; In Theaters Genre:  Action/Thriller Rating:  Unknown Running Time:  Unknown Director:   Baran bo Odar Studio:   FilmNation Entertainment, Open Road Films (II), Riverstone Pictures, Vertigo Entertainment. Cast:  Jamie Foxx (Vincent Downs), Gabrielle Union, T.I., Michelle Monaghan, David Harbour, Dermot Mulroney. Story:   In this Sin City thriller, Las Vegas cop Vincent Downs…

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Roots

Release Date:  5/30/16 (Made-for-TV) Genre:  Drama/Historical Rating:  NR Running Time:  Unknown Studio:  History Channel Directors:  Bruce Beresford, Thomas Carter, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles Cast:  Emayatzy Corinealdi (Belle), Laurence Fishburne (Alex Haley), Carlacia Grant (Irene), Malachi Kirby (Kunta Kinte), Rege-Jean Page (Chicken George), Mekhi Phifer (Jerusalem), Anika Noni Rose (Kizzy), T.I. (Cyrus), Forest Whitaker (Fiddler).…

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