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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!

Lupita Nyong’o Joins Nate Parker, Liam Neeson In Airplane Terrorist Thriller 'Non-Stop'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 19, 2012 12:17 PM
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She recently wrapped filming on Steve McQueen's Twelve Years A Slave, playing Patsey, the pivotal role of a slave who's both the object of affection and cruelty of Master Epps, the character played by Michael Fassbender.

No 'Red Hook Summer' Reunion; Nate Parker Is Out Of Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' (Scheduling Conflict)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 16, 2012 3:46 PM
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Nate Parker Will Help Liam Neeson Take Down A Terrorist On A Plane In Thriller 'Non-Stop'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 3:52 PM
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Nate Parker continues to stack up the projects; good for him! He's an actor I think many would love to see a lot more of on screen, especially in more prominent roles.

Nate Parker Joins Cast Of Indie Drama 'Ain’t Them Bodies Saints'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2012 4:44 PM
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Nate Parker has signed up to join the cast for the indie drama Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, which already stars Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, and Ben Foster.

Trailer Watch: "Red Tails" Actor Nate Parker Producing Powerful Racial Doc "Resurrecting Love: The Cemetery That Can Heal A Nation"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • January 31, 2012 3:53 PM
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Actor Nate Parker, who's recently received high marks for his performance in Red Tails and Red Hook Summer, can now add the title "executive producer" to his resume since he's joined award-winning author China Galland to release a powerful documentary based on Galland's book, Love Cemetery, Unburying The Secret History of Slaves, dealing with the illegal lockout of African American descendants from their family burial grounds.

Watch Video Clip: "Red Tails" Actor Nate Parker Passionately Speaks On Racism And The Effects Of Slavery

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • November 23, 2011 3:39 PM
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After reading some sombering news on the plight of black men earlier, it was nice to stumble upon this lengthy clip of actor/activist Nate Parker (The Secret Life Of Bees, The Great Debaters, Blood Done Sign My Name) giving an insightful lecture with his friend, and adjunct professor at Medgar Evers College, Brian Favors.