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Brian Helgeland

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  1. John Singleton: Can a White Director Make a Great Black Movie? (Guest Column)

    6:00 am 9/19/2013

    "42" and "The Help" had white helmers; "The Butler" and "12 Years a Slave" didn't. The Oscar-nominated director questions the studios' motives in telling black stories with scant African-American input: "It's as if the studios are saying, 'We want it black, just not that black.' "Read more

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  2. Becoming Jackie Robinson: How Chadwick Boseman Landed the Lead in '42'

    8:00 am 4/12/2013

    Director Brian Helgeland recalls the actor’s “big and brave” audition that got him the part.Read more

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