When "The Man" murders his brother, pumps heroin into local orphanages, and floods the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor, "Black Dynamite" is the one hero willing to fight all the way from the blood-soaked city streets to the hallowed halls of the Honky House.
Michael Jai White starred as the title character, and also co-wrote the screenplay with Byron Minns and director Scott Sanders. It isn't known if there is a script in place, or if Scott Sanders will return to the helm.
No plot specifics were given, although the actor-writer is toying with the idea of setting this sequel in the 1980s. The actor-writer is also developing Black Dynamite: The Animated Series for Adult Swim.Read More
You can bring home an outrageous blaxploitation film home on DVD and Blu-ray next February. Black Dynamite will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on February 2, 2010. The standard DVD will be priced at $24.96 SRP while the BD will be priced at $39.95 SRP. We don't have any cover art for theses titles as of yet, but we'll update this story as soon as we have the new images. The film stars Michael Jai White, Byron Minns and Salli Richardson-Whitfield.
An all-star cast led by Michael Jai White is featured in this 1970's-style blaxploitation action film about the legendary super crime fighter Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man all the way from the blood-soaked city streets to the hallowed halls of the Honky House.Read More
Blaxploitation is a term that was given to the '70s Hollywood trend of making and releasing films specifically targeting the urban black audience. Out of this wave of films came some extremely influential movies that caused repercussions in pop-culture that we still feel to this day. Some of these movies include Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, Shaft, Coffy, The Mack and Superfly. Black Dynamite, opening in limited release on October 16th, takes a loving look and a long laugh at these films of the '70s, what made them cool and why they've lasted so long in our minds, in this funny and over-the-top new film. We spoke to the films star and co-writer Michael Jai White, director and co-writer Scott Sanders and actors Arsenio Hall and Tommy Davidson to get the lowdown on this hilarious new film spoof.
This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man all the way from the blood-soaked city streets to the hallowed halls of the Honky House. Also starring Phil Morris, Mykelti Williamson, Bokeem Woodbine, John Salley, Brian McKnight and Nicole Sullivan and directed by Scott Sanders, Black Dynamite opens in limited release on October 16th.Read More
Yahoo! Movies has unveiled the buttkicking trailer for Destination Films Black Dynamite! Click below to watch this funky trailer...
When "The Man" murders his brother, pumps heroin into local orphanages, and floods the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor, Black Dynamite is the one hero willing to fight all the way from the blood-soaked city streets to the hallowed halls of the Honky House.Read More
Domestic distribution company Apparition, ran by Bob Berney and Bill Pohlad, is bringing Black Dynamite to theaters this fall.
According to Variety, the spoof played in Sundance's Midnight section this year and was bought by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group, which handles all domestic ancillaries for Apparition's releases.Read More
Comic-Con has announced their full programming lineup for Saturday, July 25. You can check out the full schedule if you CLICK HERE, but below you can take a look at all of the film and TV-related panels and other happenings.
- Is animation growing up, or is a PG-13 rating just an excuse for cartoon writers to use bad words and graphically kill off their characters? Alan Burnett (Green Lantern: First Flight), Matt Wayne (Hellboy: Sword of Storms), Michael Jelenic (Wonder Woman), Charles Horn (Robot Chicken), Paul Dini (Return of the Joker), Greg Johnson (The Ultimate Avengers, Invincible Iron Man, Doctor Strange), and Stan Berkowitz (Justice League: The New Frontier, Superman/Batman: Public Enemies) will answer this as well as other, more serious questions about this new genre (if you don't count 1972's Fritz the Cat). Spoiler alert: Expect these writers to announce lots of exciting new projects. Room 3Read More