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First Clip of Datari Turner-Produced ‘Lapdance’ (Lynn Whitfield, LisaRay Among Others)

First Clip of Datari Turner-Produced 'Lapdance' (Lynn Whitfield, LisaRay Among Others)

 Described as a modern-day indecent proposal, Lapdance, previously titled “Monica,” has just released its first clip. The film, which will screen this June at the American Black Film Festival in Miami, is directed by Gregory Carter, from a script by both Carter and Datari Turner; the latter is producting via his Datari Turner Productions, along with Gordon Bijelonic-Datari Turner Films and Imprint Entertainment.

Lapdance revolves around Monica (Ali Cobrin), an aspiring actress who “makes a pact with her fiance to take a job as an exotic dancer to care for her cancer-stricken father.”

The film’s lengthy cast list includes: Mariel Hemingway, James Remar, Lynn Whitfield, Omari Hardwick, Carmen Electra, Lisa Raye, Robert Hoffman, Briana Evigan, Nia Peoples, Datari Turner, Omar Gooding, Keith Robinson, Lew Temple, Stacey Dash, Obba Babatunde, Quinton Aaron, K.D. Aubert, Christian Keyes, Wesley Jonathan, Terrell “T.O.” Owens, Ron Jeremy, and Dennis White.

Watch the clip below:

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Lil Wayne song in the background. Is this the original trailer because it appears a little bootleggish to me?


Who did some of these folks wrong to get in this film? Mariel Hemingway-Lifetime didn't have a movie for you to do? You know you are in trouble if Terrell Owens is in it. He has an excuse for doing this-he needs the money.


Has all the makings of classic rachetpiece theatre. I'll at least hate-watch it for laughs when the edited version shows up on BET.


Sigh. Two minutes of my life I'll NEVER get back. Actually, this is for an episode of PUNKED.
Turn around! See the camera? Stuff like this is gonna make me have to re-think my BlackFolksWorkin' fallback.


I expect Lisa Raye to be involved in something like this NOT Lyn Whitfield.

Sean Jackson


Adam Scott Thompson

Where should I begin?


Hey I gotta see this movie. What a cast and RON JEREMY is in the film too? (I've met the great man a few times and told him what an inspiration he is to me)


Looks ridiculous. Razzies all around the cast. Badly done.


Looks gripping. Oscars all around the cast. Well done.


That was epic


All I see is signs,
all I see is $ signs…


Why are these strippers 50 years old?

What bill did Lynn Whitfield receive in the mail that made her break down and take a role in this?

Why is the mother pimping out her own daughter?

Why does this look like it was shot in someone's garage?

Miles Ellison


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