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Allen Hughes Heading To TV To Direct Fox Drama Pilot 'Gang Related'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 19, 2013 12:41 PM
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Allen Hughes will assume directing duties on the new Fox drama pilot Gang Related, which follows a gang member who's "sent in to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department who rises through its ranks but must balance his obligations to his crime family with an increasing sense of loyalty to his new “family” — the SFPD’s Gang Task Force," says Deadline.

20 Years Later, Allen Hughes Talks 'Menace II Society', 2Pac, 'Broken City', 'Django Unchained'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • January 17, 2013 12:06 PM
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2013 will mark 20 years since the Allen and Albert Hughes-directed Menace II Society was released in theaters.  Damn, that makes me feel old.

Allen Hughes' 1st Film Since 'Book Of Eli' ('Broken City') Gets A 'Power'-Full Trailer, Poster

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 2:36 PM
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Here's your first look (trailer, poster) for Allen Hughes' first directorial effort since The Book Of Eli in 2010 - the crime thriller Broken City, which already stars Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jeffrey Wright and others.

Denzel Washington Still Attached To 'A Bittersweet Life' Hollywood Remake?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 26, 2012 8:31 PM
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It didn't occur to me 6 days ago, when it was announced that Allen Hughes had been tapped to direct a remake of the 2005 South Korean gangster film, A Bittersweet Life, that 3 years ago, in 2009, Denzel Washington was attached to star in a Stateside remake of the same film.

Allen Hughes To Helm Fox Remake Of Acclaimed S. Korean Crime Drama 'A Bittersweet Life'

  • By Courtney
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  • September 20, 2012 9:45 PM
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Revealed Storyboards From The Hughes Brothers' 'Akira' Show Reverence To Source Material

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 10:38 AM
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Not that it matters much anymore, since they're no longer attached to helm the movie. But it's Friday, which means slow news day. So here's a look at what could've been... 

While Allen Hughes Marches On w/ 'Broken City,' Production On Albert Hughes' 'Motor City' Halted

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 11:09 AM
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The Hughes Brothers have been in the biz since their entry with Menace II Society in 1993, but in almost 20 years, they've only produced/directed 5 feature films; the last one being The Book Of Eli in 2010.