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George C. Wolfe to Helm Bayard Rustin Biopic For Netflix

18 days ago   |   By Coming Soon

George C. Wolfe to helm Bayard Rustin biopic for Netflix
Coming off from the critical success of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom , Tony-winning director George C. Wolfe has found his next project with Netflix as he officially signs on to helm the streamer's newest biopic titled Rustin , centering around civil rights activist Bayard Rustin. According to Deadline , the film will be produced by former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's Higher Ground Productions, who recently put their six new Netflix projects in development.
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How ‘Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Screenwriter ‘Touched the Sleeve of Greatness' in August Wilson's Classic Play

How ‘Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Screenwriter ‘Touched the Sleeve of Greatness' in August Wilson's Classic Play

18 days ago   |   By The Wrap

“Ma Rainey's Black Bottom” screenwriter Ruben Santiago-Hudson says adapting August Wilson's words to the screen was about more than just making a movie. Wilson is one of the great playwrights who has consistently captured the pulse of Black life in America, and any film adaptation had to do that experience justice.
“As a writer the work means so much to me,” Santiago-Hudson says in an exclusive video feature titled “Standing on the Shoulders of August,” shared with TheWrap. “It's not just a movie that we're making. It's a way of Black life and the culture of this place we call...
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