MICHAEL K. WILLIAMS
Antebellum brings racial justice call to reopened theaters
This image released by Lionsgate shows co-writer/directors Christopher Renz, left, and Gerard Bush on the set of "Antebellum." Filmmakers Bush and Renz planned to release their feature-length debut film, Antebellum, in the spring of 2020, just as the coronavirus pandemic exploded internationally. In Antebellum, Mone gives moviegoers a modern Black heroine who takes charge of her own liberation without a male-dominated cavalry. Their path to feature-length films with a racial justice message has been a long time coming, Bush and Renz said. Even as they anticipate finding box office success with Antebellum, Bush and Renz are already at work on their second feature-length script, under a newly formed production company, Gloaming Pictures.
"The Purge: Anarchy" a sign of the times, says cast
"The Purge: Anarchy" a sign of the times, says cast Michael K. Williams, Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo and writer/director James DeMonaco spoke to CBS News' Ken Lombardi about their new sequel, "The Purge: Anarchy," set in an America where, for one night out of the year, all crime, including murder, is legal. Some of the stars said that the film is a reflection of today's gun violence.cbsnews.com