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Caption This: A Bearded & Mohawked Anthony Mackie On George Tillman Jr.’s ‘Inevitable Defeat’ Set

Caption This: A Bearded & Mohawked Anthony Mackie On George Tillman Jr.'s 'Inevitable Defeat' Set

Shooting is underway in Brooklyn, NYC for George Tillman Jr.’s The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete, which stars Adewale Akinnuoye-AgbajeJennifer HudsonAnthony MackieJordin Sparks, and Jeffrey Wright, in a drama that sees Jennifer Hudson as a drug addict mother whose arrest forces her son and his best friend to fend for themselves.

The script was penned by Michael Starrbury, whose credits include the 2011 TV film Black Jack starring Ving Rhames, as well as a few shorts.

It’s not yet known what roles the other actors play in the film, and what their relationships are. But we’ll know soon enough, I’m sure.

The film is being co-produced by Alicia Keys who co-starred with Hudson in The Secret Life of Bees.

Actor Tarik Lowe, whom I suppose we can now add as a cast member for the film, posted the above photo (on his Facebook page) of himself and a bearded, mohawked Anthony Mackie, on the Inevitable set.

The full photo follows below, and I’d say is begging for a caption (I think Mackie should do another movie just like this – an action movie, in which he plays a hero with a bad attitude):

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On a more positive note, AntMac looks good!


"Dang, Mr. T lost a gang of weight!"


Fort Greene or Marcy projects in the background? Looks familiar.


Rick Ross discovers Pilates? On second thought, I shall caption this 'Pass'. "A drug addicted (single) black mother gets arrested and her son has to fend for himself"? Eaux. What's the premise for "Red Hook Summer"? A black mother shirks her son off on the grandfather he's never met and said son has to fend for himself in the wilds of the red hook projects? Maybe if some of the cats creating these flicks actually grew up/resided in the BK I've known all my life, they wouldn't feel the need to paint the same trite portraits of it and its black residents. I'm really getting tired of out of touch black folks creating these sensationalized, overindulgent, and uninformed depictions of what they know not. And I'm even more tired of black (male) directors/screenwriters throwing black women under double decker sized buses of negative stereotypes (see: Lee Daniels, Tyler Perry, etc.) and passing it off as storytelling.


Uhhmmm… did Rick Ross Loose weight, or is that Anthony Mackie.


It looks like he is playing James Harden.

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