Watch Common Handle A Tense Situation In New Clip From 'LUV' (Opens January 18)

by Tambay A. Obenson
December 28, 2012 10:35 AM
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Sheldon Candis' feature film debut, LUV, which made its debut at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in the dramatic competition section, stars Common and Michael Rainey Jr.

Indomina Entertainment acquired the film after its Sundance premiere, and will open it theatrically in the USA on January 18th2013.

It was also picked up by BET for its eventual TV debut.

The film's official synopsis reads:

An orphaned 11-year-old boy is forced to face the unpleasant truth about his beloved uncle during one harrowing day in the streets of Baltimore. 

Dennis Haysbert, Danny Glover, Michael K. Williams, Meagan Good and Charles S. Dutton also co-star.

Jasmin saw the film at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June and reviewed it HERE. She also interviewed director Candis, which you can read HERE.

2 new clips from the film have been released by Indomina, and both are embedded below:

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  • Katie | January 6, 2013 5:03 PMReply

    Wow, haven't heard about this one. This is why I love Shadow and Act, they keep me up to date on what we're creating. Imma definitely see it.

  • Winston | December 28, 2012 11:52 AMReply

    Am I the only one surprised by the rather rapid progression of Common's film career? He and others from his peer-group are slowly eradicating the "rap-tor" stigma.

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