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Sanaa Lathan Starring in ‘Flyy Girl’ Movie Adaptation

DAVE MCNARY FILM REPORTER@VARIETY_DMCNARY Sanaa Lathan will star in and executive produce the movie adaptation of Omar Tyree’s “Flyy Girl” book trilogy for Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films. Lathan will portray the film’s protagonist, Tracy Ellison — a successful businesswoman and workaholic who believes that money is always the key to happiness. Lathan will also star in […]

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Inaugural Legacy Project Dinner Honoring President George W. Bush

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Arthur Wylie and Partners Launch Project: NOW For Youth Education at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, And Inaugural Legacy Project Dinner Honoring President George W. Bush   NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Arthur Wylie Foundation (AWF), a non-profit formed by entrepreneur, philanthropist, author, and film producer, Arthur Wylie, has partnered with the Always […]

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Empower Jamaica to Inspire Future Jamaican Entrepreneurs!

As part of a initiative attracting $90 million to Jamaica we want to teach youth entrepreneurship. In recent years The Jamaican economy has shown signs of improvement with expectations to grow at 1-2% over the medium term. Despite Jamaica’s impressive turnaround, progress is in a fragile state. The country’s most daunting challenge is serious social […]

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Arthur Wylie acquires film rights from the $650 Million Final Destination Creator Jeff Reddick for a new thriller franchise named Superstition

Global Renaissance Entertainment Group has entered into a multi-picture production deal with Jeffrey Reddick , creator of the “Final Destination” franchise. Reddick’s new slate with Global, which will feature multi-ethnic and culturally diverse casts, will be led off by Reddick’s screenplay “Superstition: Final Chance,” a horror/thriller set on a university campus. The film is being set up […]

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Lionsgate’s Codeblack Nabs Rights to ‘Flyy Girl’ Book Trilogy

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/lionsgates-codeblack-nabs-rights-flyy-587674 Omar Tyree’s coming-of-age novels have grossed more than $30 million worldwide. Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films has picked up the rights to Flyy Girl, a popular book trilogy by Omar Tyree. The trilogy, which has grossed more than $30 million worldwide through Simon & Schuster, follows a young African-American woman coming of age during the 1980s. […]

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