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Exclusive: Listen To Director Ya'Ke Smith & Cast Talk "Wolf" Controversial Topic & Why It's A Must-See

Shadow and Act By Vanessa Martinez | Shadow and Act March 23, 2012 at 10:27PM

We have been following Ya'Ke Smith's powerful feature film debut Wolf, since we announced its premiere at the SXSW Film Festival. After its screening Tambay posted a great review of it; make sure to read it HERE if you haven't by now. We're hoping the film gets picked up by the right distributor soon. We'll definitely keep you updated with any new developments regarding that.
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We have been following Ya'Ke Smith's powerful feature film debut Wolf, since we announced its premiere at the SXSW Film Festival. After its screening Tambay posted a great review of it; make sure to read it HERE if you haven't by now. We're hoping the film gets picked up by the right distributor soon. We'll definitely keep you updated with any new developments regarding that.

Last night, I had the pleasure to speaking with writer/director Smith, actor Jordan Cooper, who is brilliant in this acting debut in the lead role of Carl, and the lovely Mikala Gibson, who plays Carl's mother Nona in the film.

Listen to the 30 minutes of the interview below, in which Smith, Cooper and Gibson talk about the inspiration for the film, tackling a controversial and polarizing topic in the black community, its message, creating multi-dimensional characters and more.

Listen now!

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