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    Exclusive: Spike Lee Hoping To Make Adaptation Of Musical ‘Porgy & Bess’; Still Hopes To Make ‘Brooklyn Loves MJ’

    A little known fact that even hardcore Spike Lee fans may not know: the “Do The Right Thing” filmmaker has been trying to make a film adaptation of George Gershwin's legendary 1935 American folk opera "Porgy And Bess” for over a decade now. Lee came close in the early augh...

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    Universal Revives LA Riots Feature Project With Justin Lin ('Fast Five') Directing

    Justin Lin is an interesting, and certainly unexpected choice for direct a film based on the Los Angeles riots that followed the acquittal of four LAPD officers charged with beating the late Rodney King.

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    'Do The Right Thing' On Broadway? Spike Lee Is Considering It

    Potentially energized during his stint as director of Mike Tyson's one-man show, Undisputed Truth (currently running on Broadway), Spike Lee is considering bringing his seminal 1989 film Do The Right Thing to Broadway as well, telling the Good Morning America this morning...

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    Spike Lee to Receive Jaeger-LeCoultre Award at Venice Film Fest

    Along with premiering his out-of-competition Michael Jackson documentary "Bad 25" at the Venice Film Festival (August 29 - September 8), Spike Lee will also be honored by the fest with the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award.

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    Spike Lee To Be Awarded Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory To The Filmmaker Award At Venice Film Fest

    With his Michael Jackson documentary (titled Bad 25) scheduled to make its world premiere at the 2012 Venice Film Festival, comes news that Spike Lee will be awarded the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award at the festival.

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    Exclusive Brooklyn Theatrical Engagement Of 'Red Hook Summer' w/ Spike Lee In Person!

    I've seen it twice already - the original cut at the Sundance Film Festival in January, and again about a week ago, at a press screening here in NYC.

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    Spike Lee-Directed Mike Tyson 1-Man Show Opens On Broadway Today For 2-Week Run

    Mike Tyson's Las Vegas one-man show, The Undisputed Truth, opens on Broadway today, under Spike Lee's direction... in case you haven't heard.

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    LatinoBuzz: The New York International Latino Film Festival Announces Opening and Closing Night Films

    The New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF), the premier Latino film festival in the country is presented by HBO® and opens its 13th edition with FILLY BROWN, starring breakout actress Gina Rodriguez and closes with LEMON, the raw story of three-time felon and one-time Tony Award winner...

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    Watch: Mookie Returns In First Clip From Spike Lee's 'Red Hook Summer'

    Even though he's not a major character in the film, and doesn't really play into the narrative as far as we know, it's probably a good marketing angle to feature Spike Lee's Mookie from "Do The Right Thing" in the first clip from the director's next effort, the indie fl...

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    Watch Spike Lee Resurrect Mookie In New Clip From 'Red Hook Summer'

    Earlier this week, I attended a press screening of the recut version of Spike Lee's much-discussed and debated Red Hook Summer; and even though I saw it at the Sundance Film Festival in January, and reviewed it soon after, I plan to write a new review of the film, based on the new edit I sa...

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