Helmer Fuqua to direct, produce

Castle Rock Entertainment has closed a deal with writer Wallace Terry to adapt for the screen his internationally bestselling book “Bloods,” an oral history of the Vietnam War by black vets.

Helmer Antoine Fuqua (“The Replacement Killers,” “Bait”), currently shooting “Training Day” for Warner Bros., is attached to direct and produce.

“Bloods” centers on the courage, culture and circumstances of blacks who fought in Vietnam.

A Harvard grad, Terry was in Vietnam from 1967-69. He has worked as a journalist, documentary producer and race-relations consultant.

Terry is repped by ICM’s Nicole Clemens and attorney Robert Nau, Fuqua by ICM’s David Unger.

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