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  • Nicki Minaj, Latifah in Talks to Join Ice Cube in ‘Barbershop 3’

    Mar 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *A lot of wheeling and dealing is going on regarding the upcoming third installment of Ice Cube’s “Barbershop” franchise. On the studio side, New Line is making a deal to join MGM, according to Deadline, and deals are being made for Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer to reprise their roles under “The Best Man” […]

  • George Tillman Jr. In Talks to Direct ‘The Longest Ride’

    Mar 17, 14 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *George Tillman Jr. is in negotiations to direct Fox 2000’s adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks novel “The Longest Ride,” reports Variety. The book follows a young couple whose lives intertwine with an old man looking back on the relationship he had with a lost love. Fox 2000 acquired the novel after a heavy bidding war […]

  • ‘Inevitable Defeat of Mister Pete’ to Bow in October (Clip)

    Aug 1, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *“The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete,” the coming-of-age story of two abandoned and scared boys trying to survive in New York City, will open on October 11 in limited release, Lionsgate announced today. Directed by George Tillman Jr., the film stars Skylan Brooks, Ethan Dizon, Jordin Sparks, Jeffrey Wright, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Anthony Mackie and […]

  • Codeblack Picks Up ‘Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete’ (Clip)

    May 16, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Codeblack Films has picked up US distribution for “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete,” co-executive produced by Alicia Keys, directed by George Tillman Jr. and starring Jeffrey Wright, Jordin Sparks, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jennifer Hudson and Anthony Mackie. The film, which made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 25, is about two […]

  • Universal Nabs George Tillman Jr.-Directed Project

    Apr 3, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Universal Pictures today closed a mid-to-high six-figure deal for an untitled pitch to be produced by George Tillman Jr., reports Deadline.com. The pitch is the story of a failed songwriter who returns home to Chicago to lead a group of at risk youth in their annual talent show. The tone is described as “Pitch Perfect” […]

  • Interracial Dating Guide ‘Swirling’ to Become a Movie

    Jul 20, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *State Street Pictures, the West Hollywood-based production company headed by Robert Teitel and George Tillman, Jr., has picked up feature film rights to the book “Swirling: How to Date Mate and Relate Mixing Race, Culture and Creed.” [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The first-time release from pop culture blogger Christelyn D. Karazin and journalist Janice […]