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Omar Epps & Paula Patton Team Up for New Thriller, ‘Traffik’

Veteran actors Paula Patton and Omar Epps are set to star in the upcoming thriller, Traffik, which was just acquired by Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films for distribution. The film stars Paula and Omar as a young couple on …

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Danny Trejo & Rick Ross Cast In ‘Meet the Blacks’ Sequel ‘The House Next Door

EXCLUSIVE: Machete star Danny Trejo and rapper Rick Ross have signed on to join the comedy film The House Next Door, the sequel to Meet The Blacks, which has Mike Epps reprising his starring role as well as Deon Taylor returning to direct. …

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Robert F. Smith NFL Team Owner

Why Billionaire Investor Robert F. Smith Should be the First African American NFL Owner

By: N.Reid With racial tensions flaring across America and the NFL embroiled in a bitter spat with the U.S. President over players protesting racial injustice during the national anthem, billionaire investor Robert F. Smith is …

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Michael Ealy, Dennis Quaid & Meagan Good To Star In ‘Motivated Seller’ From Director Deon Taylor

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Ealy, Dennis Quaid, Meagan Good and Power‘s Joseph Sikora have signed on to star in the psychological thriller Motivated Seller, to be directed by Meet The Blacks helmer Deon Taylor. Said to be in the vein of Fatal Attraction, Split and Get Out, the film is about a …

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Michael Ealy and Meagan Good will star in psychological thriller, ‘Motivated Seller’ with Dennis Quaid

Michael Ealy and Meagan Good continue to be two of the most booked people in Hollywood. The two, who star together in the Think Like A Man franchise, are set to star alongside Dennis Quaid and Power’s Joseph …

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‘Traffik’ Acquired by Lionsgate – Codeblack Films

Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films has acquired the rights to the Paula Patton thriller Traffik. Deon Taylor (Meet the Blacks) wrote and directed the feature, which also stars Omar Epps and follows a couple who travel on a romantic getaway …

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Geoff Zanelli to Score HEFG’s ‘Motivated Seller’

  Geoff Zanelli is reuniting with director Deon Taylor on the upcoming psychological thriller Motivated Seller. The movie starring Michael Ealy, Dennis Quaid, Meagan Good and Joseph Sikora follows a young couple who move into their dream …

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AOTN gets an exclusive with director Deon Taylor

(AOTN) We were honored to have the chance to catch up with true Renaissance Man producer, director and writer Deon Taylor. Taylor and his film studio Hidden Empire Film Group are poised to have an absolutely phenomenal …

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Director Deon Taylor set to direct “Traffik” starring Paula Patton and Omar Epps

Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films has acquired producer/director/writer Deon Taylor’s thriller “Traffik.” The movie will be released by Codeblack and Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment label on April 27, 2018. “Traffik” stars Paula Patton and Omar Epps as a young …

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Michael Ealy, Dennis Quaid & Meagan Good To Star In ‘Motivated Seller’ From Director Deon Taylor

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Ealy, Dennis Quaid, Meagan Good and Power‘s Joseph Sikora have signed on to star in the psychological thriller Motivated Seller, to be directed by Meet The Blacks helmer Deon Taylor. Said to be in the vein of Fatal Attraction, Split and Get Out, the film is about a …

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HEFG’S DEON TAYLOR INTERVIEW WITH BACKSTAGE.COM – 2017

On the set of his latest film, “Motivated Seller,” writer, producer, and director Deon Taylor had a conversation with one of the movie’s stars, Dennis Quaid. “He [said], ‘I can’t believe how good of a …

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Tribute to Charlie Murphy In Upcoming MTB2

Deon Taylor came from a background in sports and is now the person behind a rising boutique film company. With a that background and a degree in biology, Deon diversified his background even more when …

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Paula Patton Traffik Movie

Star of HEFG’s Upcoming Traffik Movie, Paula Patton Returns!

In related news, HipHollywood confirms that Patton just wrapped the independent thriller “Traffik,” which co-stars Laz Alonso, Omar Epps and director, Deon Taylor. “It was a completely different experience working with Paula this time,” Alonso, …

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HEFG Welcomes Roselyn Sanchez to Traffik Cast

Roselyn Sanchez has joined Paula Patton, Omar Epps and Laz Alonso in Traffik. From writer-director Deon Taylor, the indie follows a journalist (Patton) who is kidnapped after she starts investigating the world of sex trafficking. …

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Kicks Sneaker Movie

Award Winning Film ‘KICKS’ in Theaters Now!

Support this amazing film, directed by Justin Tipping and produced by Hidden Empire Film Group’s, Deon Taylor. If you’re a sneaker head don’t miss this! Kicks (2016) Brandon is a 15 year old whose dream …

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Laz Alonzo Traffik Cast

‘Fast & Furious’ Actor Laz Alonso Joins Paula Patton, Omar Epps in ‘Traffik’

Kris Connor/Getty Images Paula Patton is playing a journalist who is kidnapped after she starts investigating the world of sex trafficking. Laz Alonso will join Paula Patton and Omar Epps in indie Traffik. The thriller, …

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ESPN First Take: Mike Epps on Meet the Blacks

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Deon Taylor and Bobby Jackson presents: LETS TALK!

FREE for all the Sacramento and surrounding community to attend! No tickets required!!! Special guests, food, powerful conversation and most important…a few hours to simply talk about us and the power we have to control …

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Film review: ‘Meet the Blacks’ is fearless, both funny and frightening (Film Review)

In an unforgettable scene from the 1981 Richard Pryor film “Bustin’ Loose,” Pryor’s character, Joe, stomps through the woods in the middle of a torrential downpour after the school bus he’d been driving gets stuck …

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Zulay Henao, el corazón colombiano de ‘Meet the Blacks’

s parodias cómicas de las películas de terror tienen su último capítulo con “Meet the Blacks”, en la que una familia de Chicago que de pronto se ve con dinero decide mudarse a Beverly Hills… …

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