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Nelsan Ellis ('True Blood') To Direct Katori Hall's 'HooDoo Love'

  • By Courtney
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  • August 25, 2012 11:09 AM
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Nelsan Ellis Is 'Wainwright' In Mira Nair's International Thriller 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 2, 2012 12:12 PM
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Lots of Nelsan Ellis news this week; this is the third project announcement we've made since Monday (the other 2 being a feature documentary he's directing called Damn Wonderful and being cast as Martin Luther King Jr in Lee Daniels' upcoming bio The Butler.

Nelsan Ellis ('True Blood') Gets Behind The Camera For Feature Doc 'Damn Wonderful'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 11:09 AM
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Nelsan Ellis is also a director for those who weren't already aware; last year, we featured an ambitious short film he directed titled Page 36, which I saw at the ABFF last summer, and was impressed by. 

Lee Daniels Has Found His MLK For 'The Butler' And It's 'Lafayette Reynolds'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 12:48 PM
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Given the wealth of actors whose names have been announced as cast members in Lee Daniels' upcoming bio The Butler, there has been plenty of speculation about which of those actors will play Martin Luther King Jr.