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Black Nativity

Posted November 21st, 2013 by Binh Ngo

In a contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated play, the holiday musical drama BLACK NATIVITY follows Langston (Jacob Latimore), a street-wise teen from Baltimore raised by a single mother, as he journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives Reverend Cornell and Aretha Cobbs (Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett).

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The New Trailer for Black Nativity

comingsoon.net – Fox Searchlight Pictures has released the new trailer for Black Nativity , Kasi Lemmons' big screen adaptation opening on November 27. 7 years 29 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Fox Searchlight starts production on 'Black Nativity'

Black Nativity
feedproxy.google.com – Fox Searchlight Pictures has commenced production in New York on the musical “Black Nativity,” director Kasi Lemmons’ adaptation of the Langston Hughes play. 8 years 11 weeks ago via jetli
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'Black Nativity' to Star Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson

Black Nativity
comingsoon.net – Blackfilm.com is reporting that the Kasi Lemmons-directed musical 'Black Nativity' will start filming in late January 2013 with Forest Whitaker in the male lead. He will star opposite Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson in the Fox Searchlight Pictures film. 8 years 20 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Fox Searchlight Calls Off October Start for 'Black Nativity' Amid Trouble Casting Male Lead

feedproxy.google.com – Laurence Fishburne and Samuel L. Jackson are among several actors who have passed on the musical project, which features Jennifer Hudson and Angela Bassett in supporting roles. 8 years 31 weeks ago via theothersenhman

On Beauty

Posted March 27th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Kasi Lemmons is adapting and directing this comedy based on Zadie Smith's novel of the same name.

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Kasi Lemmons To Write, Helm 'On Beauty'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Eve’s Bayou helmer Kasi Lemmons has been set to adapt and direct On Beauty, based on the Booker Prize-nominated novel by Zadie Smith. The film will be developed as a coproduction between Carol Polakoff Productions, Ruby Films and Film4. The book is an academic comedy of manners, focusing on the story of two families with different but increasingly intertwined lives, race and sexual politics. 9 years 3 weeks ago via brucelee
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