"Blacktino" is a dark teen comedy about an overweight half-black, half-hispanic nerd named Stefan Daily. He was raised by his black grandmother in a medium sized suburb of Austin, TX. Struggling to find his place in a mostly white high school, Stefan finds sanctuary among the eclectic mix of social outcasts in the school's Theatre Department.
The first trailer has arrived for the upcoming indie comedy Blacktino, which will have its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival on March 21, at the Paramount Theater in Austin, TX. Click on the video below for your first glimpse at stars Austin Marshall, Michelle Rodriguez, and Danny Trejo as they attempt to contend with being black, Mexican, and nerdy.
Back in September we reported on a mysterious new trailer and poster for a movie called Citizen Jane, which seems to be tied into this indie Blacktino. CLICK HERE to watch the trailer for Citizen Jane and to check out the poster, which features Michelle Rodriguez.Read More
The release date that they list for the movie, September 5, 2011, is a Monday. Labor Day, to be exact, and it's incredibly rare for any movie to receive a Monday release. However, September 5 was the exact release date of Citizen Kane back in 1941 and September 5, 2011 will be the 70th anniversary of the movie's release.
Citizen Jane is copyrighted to Urban Arson on its official site, which, after a quick Google search, reveals that the company is actually an anagram for Aaron Burns, a visual effects artist who wrote and directed an indie movie dubbed Blacktino. Which also features Michelle Rodriguez. The Facebook page for Blacktino revealed that Michelle Rodriguez joined the cast on August 6, and it seemed the picture wrapped two days later. Here's the synopsis for Blacktino:"Blacktino is a dark teen comedy about an overweight half-black, half-latino nerd named Stefan Daily. He was raised by his black grandmother in a medium sized suburb of Austin, TX. Struggling to find his place in a mostly white high school,Read More