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Re: Assorted movie news
« Reply #15 on: July 10, 2017, 03:55:58 PM »
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‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins Sets Next Movie

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Barry Jenkins is set to direct an adaptation of “If Beale Street Could Talk” for Annapurna Pictures,

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Based on the novel by James Baldwin, “If Beale Street Could Talk,” the story follows Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first born child.

his innocence in a rape accusation, btw. it's basically a highly difficult subject to tackle and only made easier by its literary pedigree

also:

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Jenkins will also write and direct an hourlong drama series about the Underground Railroad currently in development at Amazon, based on Colson Whitehead’s best-selling book “The Underground Railroad.”

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