Barry Jenkins to Direct Film About the Life of Alvin Ailey

Jun 04, 2019 11:39


Beyond proud and humbled to have the opportunity to bring Brother Ailey's life to the screen alongside @julianbreece and my partners at @WePastel, @foxsearchlight and the wonderful folks of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 🙏🏿♥️ -- https://t.co/idgEjwlZen via @Deadline
- Barry Jenkins (@BarryJenkins) June 3, 2019

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forrealdoh June 4 2019, 21:26:57 UTC
ohhh I'm excited about this!

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jaydestarlight June 4 2019, 21:35:16 UTC
i'm so here for this movie!

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laminy June 4 2019, 21:37:54 UTC
I'm unfamiliar with Alvin Ailey, and I'm 50/50 with Barry so far, but I'm still here for this. Good!

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yeezus_christ June 4 2019, 21:41:07 UTC
i'm sooooo excited for this. if there's anyone that can do alvin ailey's story and impact justice it's barry jenkins.

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edie June 4 2019, 21:46:12 UTC
stoked about this

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