Wednesday, June 6, 2012

'My Manz and 'Em' adapted to film

Alrick Brown (director of the award-winning Kinyarwanda, released by AFFRM last fall) is set to direct an adaptation of J.M. Benjamin's 2007 novel My Manz and ‘Em, with Jamie Hector (The Wire and other projects) set to star.
"it’s all but inevitable for young, black men growing up in rough parts of rough towns to fall victim to “the game,” as gang and drug dealings are referred to repeatedly in The Wire and other forms of media portraying life in urban America."
Benjamin is tired of hearing/singing that song, adding, “You always have a choice.

Click HERE for more from Indie Wire.
Click HERE for C-City video with J.M. Benjamin

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