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Gugu Mbatha-Raw & Nate Parker Spice Up the First Poster for Gina Prince-Bythewood's 'Beyond the Lights'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2014 6:35 PM
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This will be Bythewood's first feature film directorial effort since 2008's 'The Secret Life of Bees.'

First Trailer for Gina Prince-Bythewood's 'Beyond the Lights' Debuts (Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 27, 2014 12:32 AM
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BET networks partnered with Relativity Media to produce and distribute the film.

Amid Competition, Gina Prince-Bythewood's 'Blackbird' Gets a New Title

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 16, 2014 10:40 AM
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BET networks partnered with Relativity Media to produce and distribute the film.

Will A Scripted Feature Film Based On Nat Turner's Story Ever Be Made? Nate Parker Thinks So! He's Working On One

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 23, 2014 4:08 PM
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Will A Scripted Feature Film Based On Nat Turner's Story Ever Be Made? Nate Parker Thinks So!

Interview: Nate Parker Talks 'Non-Stop,' Working with Lupita Nyong'o, and Being Versatile as an Actor

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • February 27, 2014 5:03 PM
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At a recent preview screening of the film, Nate Parker and director Jaume Collet-Serra spoke about making the movie, and Parker gave insight into what else is on the horizon for his career.

Reelblack Presents Philadelphia Premiere of 'They Die By Dawn'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • February 24, 2014 7:23 PM
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Jeymes Samuel's star studded 51-minute film based on the true lives of African American cowboys is headed to Philadelphia.

Watch Lupita Nyong’o, Nate Parker, Corey Hawkins In Clips From Liam Neeson Thriller, Non-Stop

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 14, 2014 3:40 PM
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Watch Lupita Nyong’o, Nate Parker, Corey Hawkins In Clips From Liam Neeson Thriller, Non-Stop

BET Networks Partners w/ Relativity Media To Produce Gina Prince-Bythewood's 'Blackbird'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 26, 2013 4:33 PM
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I've said it before, and I'll say it again: despite all the criticism the network has faced and continues to be on the receiving end of, I can't help but be encouraged by BET's recent aggressive moves within the original content creation space.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Danny Glover Set For Gina Prince-Bythewood's 'Blackbird'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 15, 2013 6:50 PM
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An update to my July 9 post, which fills in some holes, providing added information I didn't have at the time.

Nate Parker Takes Control w/ 'Lord Of The Flies'-esque Survival Thriller 'Eden'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 27, 2013 2:52 PM
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Intriguing-looking project here from Nate Parker, which looks like it gives him an opportunity to flex his abilities, in ways we haven't quite seen yet, based on the trailer below. And that's a good thing!