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Watch 3 New Clips From 'Fruitvale Station'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 24, 2013 10:28 AM
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Up Next For Ryan Coogler? A Personal Project Set In The World Of High School Football

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 28, 2013 11:09 AM
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It's a personal story set in the world of high school American football in my home town that I’ve been wanting to make for a long time.

TWC Unveils First Release Poster For Lauded 'Fruitvale Station'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2013 12:50 PM
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Ryan Coogler's Lauded Sundance Hit 'Fruitvale' Gets A New Title

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  • April 17, 2013 7:18 PM
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Watch 2 New Clips From Multiple Award-Winning Sundance Film Festival Hit 'Fruitvale'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 10:24 AM
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Here's your first-look footage at Michael B. Jordan and Octavia Spencer in Ryan Coogler's lauded multiple Sundance Film Festival award winner, Fruitvale. 

'Fruitvale' Is 4th Film In Sundance History To Win Both Dramatic Audience & Grand Jury Prizes, More...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 27, 2013 1:07 PM
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Sundance 2013 Review: Ryan Coogler’s Lauded 'Fruitvale'

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • January 23, 2013 5:54 PM
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Weinstein Company Closing Deal To Acquire 'Fruitvale' For $2 - $3 Mill + Theatrical Guarantees

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 21, 2013 5:25 PM
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Well, I think it's safe to say that we'll likely be talking a lot about Fruitvale during next awards season, now that it's been officially announced that, after a bidding war over the film, involving The Weinstein Company, Fox Searchlight, with Paramount Pictures and Focus Features, The Weinstein Company (TWC) won the auction, and is reportely wrapping up a deal to acquire Ryan Coogler's feature film directorial debut, in a deal worth between $2 million and $3 million, including commitments to a wide theatrical release, says Variety.

'Fruitvale' At Center Of 7-Figure Bidding War; Buyers Call It 2013's 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 21, 2013 12:38 PM
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After what I heard and read was a strong debut at the Sundance Film Festival yesterday, Ryan Coogler's feature film debut Fruitvale, which stars Octavia Spencer, Michael B. Jordan, Tristan Wilds and Melonie Diaz, is said to now be in the middle of what looks like a bidding war between several distributors who are very interested in the film.