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Golden Brooks Joins Amandla Stenberg’s Dystopian Thriller ‘Darkest Minds’ (Exclusive)

Golden Brooks Joins Amandla Stenberg’s Dystopian Thriller ‘Darkest Minds’ (Exclusive)
Golden Brooks has been cast opposite Amandla Stenberg in Fox’s dystopian thriller “Darkest Minds,” directed by “Kung Fu Panda 3” helmer Jennifer Yuh Nelson.

The movie is an adaptation of Alexandra Bracken’s YA trilogy in which a pandemic kills most of America’s children and teenagers. Those who survive develop superpowers and are imprisoned by the government.

Fox-based Shawn Levy is producing through his 21 Laps company, along with Dan Levine and Dan Cohen. Nelson is directing from a script by Chad Hodge.

Stenberg’s 16-year-old character breaks out of the camp and joins a small group of gifted escapees on the run. Brooks will play her mother in the movie.

Mandy Moore will play a doctor and a member of a crusade that wants to put a stop to the persecution of the children. Gwendoline Christie and Patrick Gibson are also starring. Bracken’s first book in the trilogy
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Dramedy 'The Great Divide' (Tichina Arnold, Richard T. Jones, Golden Brooks) Coming To Chicago

We've been informed that director Ibrahim Yilla's dramedy The Great Divide, will screen at Ice theaters in Chicago, Il, on December 1, at 7pm. Tickets to the event are $10. Recapping... the film's synopsis reads: Tosha Landry, eccentric wife and nucleus of a circle of very ethnically diverse friends, is a student of the ancient Indian teaching of the Tantra and Kama Sutra. One Friday evening at the monthly get-together, Tosha introduces a game designed to elicit feelings and impressions men and women have about each other. The film stars several familiar names and faces like Tichina Arnold, Darrin Dewitt-Henson, Richard T. Jones, Golden Brooks,...
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Hbff 2012 Preview: Dramedy 'The Great Divide' (Tichina Arnold, Richard T. Jones, Golden Brooks)

Continuing our pre-festival highlights of the 2012 Hollywood Black Film Festival, here's a dramedy from director Ibrahim Yilla, titled The Great Divide, Yilla's second feature-lenght effort. The film's synopsis reads: Tosha Landry, eccentric wife and nucleus of a circle of very ethnically diverse friends, is a student of the ancient Indian teaching of the Tantra and Kama Sutra. One Friday evening at the monthly get-together, Tosha introduces a game designed to elicit feelings and impressions men and women have about each other. As you probably can expect, the evening isn't as zen as Tosha may have initially hoped. The film stars several familiar...
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