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  1. Agent Charles King Exits WME to Launch Multicultural Media Firm (Exclusive)

    9:15 am 1/5/2015

    MACRO has raised "eight figures" in financing to produce film, TV and digital projects for African-American, Latino and multicultural audiencesRead more

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  2. Sundance London: Ryan Coogler Talks 'Rocky' Spinoff 'Creed'

    2:52 am 4/25/2014

    The filmmaker is aiming to direct the film for MGM, with "Fruitvale Station" star Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone co-starring.Read more

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  3. David Cross, Ryan Coogler Make a Splash at Sundance London

    9:10 am 4/24/2014

    The filmmakers talk jet-lag, reality TV disgust and British filmmakers as Sundance top brass assemble on the eve of the third edition of the indie festival's outpost in the British capital.Read more

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  4. 'Fruitvale Station' Director Ryan Coogler on the Success of the Film

    10:57 pm 3/1/2014

    The winner of the best first feature Ryan Coogler and his star Michael B. Jordan stop by THR and Piaget's lounge to discuss their award winning film and what it has been like to get the message out about Oscar Grant.Read more

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  5. Sundance 2014: 8 Thoughts, Predictions and Trends to Look for at This Year's Fest

    10:12 am 1/15/2014

    Breakout stars, doc trends, the emergence of female directors: THR anticipates what to expect from indie film's biggest week.Read more

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  6. Lee Daniels on 'Butler's' NAACP Nominations: It 'Touches My Very Soul'

    8:00 am 1/11/2014

    The director reflects on his film's personal meaning, telling THR, "My mother, aunts and uncles all lived through this tumultuous era, and even today some of their scares remain."Read more

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  7. 'Fruitvale Station' Director Ryan Coogler on Telling Oscar Grant's Story

    3:00 pm 1/9/2014

    The director shares how the untimely death impacted him and why he wanted to write and direct a film about Oscar Grant's last few days. Plus producer Forest Whitaker and leading character Michael B. Jordan reveal why it was important for the movie to show every aspect of Oscar's life. Read more

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  8. Oscar Contender Directors Lee Daniels and Ryan Coogler on Their Acclaimed Dramas

    9:00 am 12/18/2013

    Newcomer and recent USC film school grad Ryan Coogler joins Academy Award nominated director Lee Daniels to discuss their acclaimed recent projects. Read more

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  9. John Singleton on Hollywood's 'Slavery Zeitgeist' (Guest Column)

    1:08 pm 12/17/2013

    The acclaimed director on how "Fruitvale Station," "The Butler" and "12 Years a Slave" were made outside the studio system, and what's next: "The chains on what can be made and what can't in Hollywood have been unshackled."Read more

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