“Dear White People” producer Effie Brown has come on board to produce a movie version of Omar Tyree’s “Flyy Girl” book trilogy for Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films. Brown and her company Duly Noted will…
“Addicted” hooked audiences this weekend with a social media astute and low cost approach to movie distribution that shows you don’t have to spend more to make more. The erotic drama about a woman…
Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films has signed a first-look deal with independent producer Datari Turner. Codeblack will have all distribution rights to Turner's microbudget film productions throughout the…
It took three years, a Golden Globe nomination and possibly a slew of recent hit films targeting African-American audiences for Halle Berry's “Frankie & Alice” to finally open in 125 theaters on…
Lionsgate's Codeblack Films has set Oct. 11 for a limited release of "The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete," starring Anthony Mackie, Jennifer Hudson and Jordin Sparks.
Liosngate’s Codeblack Films has acquired feature rights to the Omar Tyree’s “Flyy Girl” book trilogy. The coming-of-age story explores the journey of a young woman who plunges into gratuitous sex…
On the heels of the surprisingly strong launch for Kevin Hart's "Let Me Explain," CodeBlack Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Forest Whitaker's thriller "Repentances" for release by…
For Kevin Hart, the self-chastising approach seems to be working. In 2011, the stand-up comedian’s concert docu “Laugh at My Pain,” from Codeblack Entertainment, quietly became a standout box office…
Ryan McGarry's documentary offers a bracing, often stomach-churning glimpse inside one of America's busiest emergency rooms.
L.A. Film Fest: ‘Mother, ‘ ‘Code’ Nab Jury Awards; ‘Short Term,’ ‘Wadjda,’ ‘American’ Take Audience Awards
Janis Nord's Latvian drama "Mother, I Love You" and Ryan McGarry's medical documentary "Code Black" have taken the narrative and documentary jury awards at the Los Angeles Film Festival.