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Murder In The First


I had a great time directing this show last season, and I’ve done back to back episodes for season two – episodes seven and nine.

Murder In The First Cast

Me and the very serious cast of MURDER IN THE FIRST. Raphael Sbarge, AJ Buckley, Kathleen Robertson, Emmanuelle Chriqui, me, Ian Dale Anthony and Taye Diggs.

Murder In The First set

Rapper and actor Hopsin; the always hilarious Bill Bellamy; amazing actor Mo McRae; me and Taye Diggs, who always finds a fresh way to enter the frame.

Reggie and Emmanulle Chriquiri

I was a fan of Emmanuelle Chriqui from Entourage, and it was a delight to discover what a lovely, fun, smart person she was while working with her.

Reggie on set

Doing back to back episodes of an hour long show means directing feature films’ worth of material. But because it’s a Steven Bochco show, it means the scripts are great, the actors are tight and the crews are on it.

Murder In The First location

Nice place to work. We filmed all over, from horse country to the docks of San Pedro, and had a great time every day.

Murder in the First set

The most amazing thing about the show is that none of us – the cast or crew – could guess the twist and turns of the plot. I still don’t know how it ends. I can’t wait to watch!

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San Diego Comic-Con 2015

Reggie at SDCC

As a special guest of Comic Con, I’ll be making at least five appearances this year. (The photos are from previous cons, they are not to imply that folks in the pictures besides myself will appear).

7/9 @ 11am What It Takes To Be A Decision Maker (Room 29AB)
This panel will include Reginald Hudlin, Chip Kidd, Denis Kitchen, and Eric Stephenson. Moderated by Mark Waid.

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7/10 TBD

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7/11 @ 4pm Milestone Panel (Room 9)
Milestone Panel 2.0 Return Of The Mack! So you want to know more about the Static Shock digital series? You want to know more about when and what the next generation of Milestone comic books will be? You want to see if there will finally be action figures? All those questions, and more, will be answered at the Milestone Panel. Witness history as it happens!

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Reggie Hudlin autograph signing
Saturday AA07 05:15 PM – 06:00 PM

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7/11 @ 6pm Spotlight On Reginald Hudlin (Room 9)
Meet the writer, director, and producer of movies, TV shows, and comics who will have a no holding back discussion of both upcoming projects and classic work like the Black Panther comic book and animated series, the return of Milestone Media, including the upcoming Static Shock live action series; the Django/Zorro comic book…as well as his experiences on groundbreaking projects like The Boondocks, Bebe’s Kids, Boomerang, and more! There will be several special guest stars, including CNN host Van Jones!

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7/12 @ 1:30pm From Comics to Animation (Room 23ABC)
Join Lalo Alcaraz, Jerry Beck, Michael DeForge, Reginald Hudlin, Jill Thompson, and Jhonen Vasquez. Panel moderated by Mark Waid.

Hope to see you all there!

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Reginald Hudlin And Phil Gurin Sign Three-Year Deal To Continue As Executive Producers For The NAACP Image Awards

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47th NAACP Image Awards to Air LIVE on Friday, February 5, 2016 on TV One

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 3, 2015) – The NAACP and TV One jointly announced today that industry veterans Reginald Hudlin and Phil Gurin have signed a three-year deal to continue as executive producers for the NAACP Image Awards.  The 47th NAACP Image Awards will be nationally telecast live on TV One on Friday, February 5, 2016 as a two-hour special from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.  The live telecast will also include a one-hour live pre-show from the star-studded red carpet.

Reggie and Phil Gurin

“We are elated to have the opportunity to continue to produce the NAACP Image Awards for TV One and have great plans and ideas to raise the bar even higher,” stated Reginald Hudlin and Phil Gurin, Executive Producers.  “Our ultimate goal is to deliver an entertaining show that honors the best in our community – we are already working on securing today’s leading talent to be part of the next broadcast.”

The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishment of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors.  The multi-cultural show is one of the most respected events of its kind and is well attended by many of the top names in the entertainment industry.  This year’s telecast included host Anthony Anderson and stellar talent including Oprah Winfrey, Will Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Gabrielle Union, Kerry Washington, Tracee Ellis Ross, David Oyelowo, Spike Lee (President’s Award recipient), Laverne Cox, Octavia Spencer, and more.  The Chairman’s Award was bestowed on former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

Hudlin, former president of B.E.T. Networks, received an Academy Award® and NAACP Image Award nomination as producer on Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained.  He also produced the Governor’s Awards and the Black Movie Soundtrack tribute on behalf the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences.  Emmy Award winning executive producer and NAACP Image Awards nominee Gurin has created an unprecedented number of variety specials, including major live events, concert performances, reality programs, clip shows, and comedy series.  Gurin’s shows have aired on every major U.S. broadcast network, many cable networks, and in over 100 countries around the world.

For all information and latest news, please visit the official NAACP Image Awards website at naacpimageawards.net

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