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‘EMPEROR’ IS HERE TO FILL THAT ‘DJANGO UNCHAINED’-SIZED HOLE IN YOUR HEART

WATCH DAYO OKENIYI DO WHATEVER IT TAKES TO RESCUE HIS SON FROM SLAVERY IN THE FILM’S NEW TRAILER. Dayo Okeniyi transforms into a dad desperate to save his son from slavery in Emperor, hitting theaters in March.  Based on the legend of Shields “Emperor” Green, an African royal who becomes enslaved in the…

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TRAILER & POSTER TO PRODUCER REGINALD HUDLIN’S EMPEROR STARRING DAYO OKENIYI, NATURI NAUGHTON, & KAT GRAHAM

Briarcliff Entertainment will release Emperor in theatres in the US on March 27, 2020. Briarcliff Entertainment has released the trailer and poster to Emperor, produced by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Reginald Hudlin(The Black Godfather, Django Unchained), Emperor is inspired by the legend of Shields “Emperor” Green, a descendant of African kings turned outlaw slave in…

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WATCH THE TRAILER FOR “EMPEROR,” INSPIRED BY A LEGENDARY OUTLAW SLAVE DESCENDED FROM AFRICAN KINGS! [VIDEO]

New Movie Tells Story Of Outlaw Slave Who Helped Raid Harper’s Ferry Happy Black History Month! For those of you who are history buffs, there is a new film on the horizon that is based on one of the legendary figures from American History. Watch the trailer for ‘Emperor’ below: Emperor is inspired by the…

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EMPEROR!

I spent the first half of summer 2018 producing the movie EMPEROR, based on the true story of Shields Green, who was rumored to have royal heritage. He escaped from slavery and had a series of amazing adventures as he moved north, where he ended up meeting Fredrick Douglass and…

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James Cromwell, Bruce Dern, Naturi Naughton, Harry Lennix, Kat Graham, Join Cast of Mark Amin’s EMPEROR

TV News Desk Jun. 20, 2018 EMPEROR is inspired by the true story of Shields Green (Okeniyi), who in 1859 escaped from a plantation and made a daring journey north where he met Frederick Douglass and John Brown (Cromwell). With the opportunity to continue to freedom in Canada, Green instead chose…

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James Cromwell, Bruce Dern & More Join Civil War-Era Drama ‘Emperor’

by Amanda N’Duka June 20, 2018 10:57am EXCLUSIVE: Oscar nominees James Cromwell and Bruce Dern have signed on for Emperor, joining previously announced star Dayo Okeniyi in the Civil War-abolitionist film directed by former Lionsgate exec Mark Amin. Paul Scheer, Harry Lennix, Naturi Naughton, Mykelti Williamson, Ben Robson, Keean Johnson, and Kat Graham are also attached to co-star…

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‘The Hunger Games’ Actor Dayo Okeniyi To Star In Historical Drama ‘Emperor’

by Amanda N’Duka EXCLUSIVE: Dayo Okeniyi, best known for his role in The Hunger Games as well as NBC’s Shades of Blue, has been tapped as the lead in Emperor, a Civil War-era historical drama from Sobini Films. Former Lionsgate exec and Sobini founder Mark Amin is directing the pic. Written by Amin and Pat Charles, the screenplay is…

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‘Hunger Games’ actor seen in Savannah. Lots of extras needed for his new big movie

BY LISA WILSON lwilson@islandpacket.com June 13, 2018 03:47 PM Updated June 13, 2018 03:55 PM Actor Dayo Okeniyi, who portrayed Thresh in “The Hunger Games,” is in Savannah filming a new drama, according to posts on his Instagram page. Okeniyi has been cast as the star of “Emperor,” a Civil War-era movie…

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