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Don Cheadle Is Looking For Young, Black Trumpet Players. For His Miles Davis Project?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 27, 2013 10:40 AM
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Looking for young, black, talented trumpet players known and unknown. Twitter, hold me down!!

George Tillman Jr Signs Up To Direct Musical Talent Show Project From 'Step Up' Scribe

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 2, 2013 6:53 PM
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His latest work, The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete, made its world premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, but left the festival without a distributor (nothing's been announced yet on that front); however, director George Tillman Jr. has been busy setting up a new project which Deadline reports will be based on an untitled pitch sale to Universal Pictures.

Son Challenges Mother In First Footage Of Jennifer Hudson In 'Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 21, 2013 10:53 PM
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Making its world premiere at the ongoing Sundance Film Festival, here's your first official clip from George Tillman Jr.'s The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete, which stars Jennifer Hudson, Skylan Brooks, Anthony Mackie, Jordin Sparks, Jeffrey Wright, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, in a drama that sees Jennifer Hudson as a drug addict mother whose arrest forces her son and his best friend to fend for themselves.

VIDEO: Director George Tillman Jr, Alicia Keys Discuss 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete'

  • By Sergio
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  • January 19, 2013 4:15 PM
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And, in a case of perfect timing, coming up right behind Zeba's review of The Invitable Defeat of Mister and Pete, is this video interview with director George Tillman Jr. and executive producer and composer Alicia Keys, which they did with The Hollywood Reporter, revealing some background on the making of the film.

Sundance 2013 Review: George Tillman Jr's 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete'

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • January 19, 2013 3:56 PM
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First Look Images At George Tillman Jr.'s 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 19, 2012 1:09 PM
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Scheduled to make its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival next month is George Tillman Jr.'s The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete, which stars Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jennifer Hudson, Anthony Mackie, Jordin Sparks, and Jeffrey Wright, in a drama that sees Jennifer Hudson as a drug addict mother whose arrest forces her son and his best friend to fend for themselves.

Miles Davis Died Today... 2 Film's In Development; Will We See Either Of Them Anytime Soon?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 28, 2012 9:50 AM
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Today in history... September 28, 1991... Jazz legend Miles Davis died at age 65.