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REGINALD HUDLIN AT UCLA

Reginald Hudlin, MARSHALL and BLACK PANTHER costume designer Ruth Carter, and novelist Tananarive Due after a panel discussion of BLACK PANTHER and Afro Futurism at UCLA. Here’s the video of Reginald’s guest appearance at Ms. Due’s class at UCLA. The sound is a little rugged at the start but it’s…

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Reginald Hudlin Recalls the Unusual Way Steven Bochco Gave Him a Job

A question about why black dramas don’t work on TV at a party turned into a gig directing ‘City of Angels’ and a strong friendship wth the prolific showrunner, who died Sunday at age 74. I first met Steven Bochco at a party for Dana Walden [around 1999]. Dana and…

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MLK Assassination: 50 Years Later, Hollywood Remembers His Legacy

by Dominic Patten Half a century ago today, Martin Luther King Jr was shot dead in Memphis while supporting striking black sanitation workers in that southern city. For a nation still severed today along stark racial and economic lines, the death at age 39 of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning preacher and…

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VULTURE DOES AN EXTENSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HUDLIN ABOUT MOVIES, COMICS AND MORE

Black Panther Writer Reginald Hudlin on T’Challa and the Future of Black Superheroes By Victoria Johnson Twelve years before Black Panther became one of the most anticipated superhero films of all time, Reginald Hudlin was hired to pen a comic-book series that helped pave the road to T’Challa’s big-screen success. The Hollywood veteran, who…

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BARNES AND NOBLE PODCAST WITH REGINALD HUDLIN ABOUT ALL THINGS BLACK PANTHER

Every author has a story beyond the one that they put down on paper. The Barnes & Noble Podcast goes between the lines with today’s most interesting writers, exploring what inspires them, what confounds them, and what they were thinking when they wrote the books we’re talking about. In 2005 writer, director…

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MTV NEWS TALKS WITH REGGIE HUDLIN

BLACK PANTHER HAS PUBLIC ENEMY AND A 2005 COMIC TO THANK FOR HIS THEATRICAL DEBUT MTV NEWS TALKS TO WRITER REGINALD HUDLIN ABOUT HIS LANDMARK COMIC SERIES By CHARLES HOLMES Black Panther wasn’t always a red-hot property. Before there was a blockbuster movie or a Kendrick Lamar-led soundtrack, Panther was a floundering character. T’Challa…

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THE WASHINGTON POST ON THE BLACK PANTHER AND REGGIE WEIGHS IN

‘Black Panther’ is a superhero — not a sidekick — worth holding out for By David Betancourt, The Washington Post, WP Bloomberg   The crown for the world’s greatest black superhero has always been worn by the Black Panther. He was also the world’s first. And for more than 50…

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Common (‘Stand Up for Something’ from ‘Marshall’): ‘Wow, this is a powerful song! Very powerful!’ [Complete Interview Transcript]

Chris Beachum – January 12, 2018 11:30AM After winning an Emmy Award this past September, songwriter and performer Common is just a notch away from EGOT status. He won that Emmy earlier this year for “Letter to the Free” from Ava DuVernay‘s documentary “13th.” He prevailed at the Oscars alongside John Legend for their original…

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Reggie Hudlin: How To Make It In Hollywood

Toure and I have been friends for many years. Which is why I was very open with him in this interview. I need to listen to it but the idea of listening to myself for 90 minutes…don’t know if I can do it. Tell me what you think. New: Toure…

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Marshall: A Little-Known Story With a Well-Known Hero

Bill Moyers is a great journalist. So proud to have this article about my film on his site! BY TITI YU Before he was a Supreme Court justice, Thurgood Marshall was a civil rights lawyer battling the same forces that confront our justice system today. After garnering eight NAACP Image Award…

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‘Marshall’s Chadwick Boseman On Finding The Freedom To Play Future SCOTUS Justice – The Contenders Video

“What I loved about the script when I read it is it didn’t feel like I had to know who Thurgood Marshall was in order to enjoy the story,” said Chadwick Boseman of what attracted him to the lead role in Marshall. “Once I saw that, I was like, now I have a certain amount…

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