Blacktime, Whitenoise: According to Moviehole, Ernest Dickerson [Bulletproof, Surviving the Game] has been hired to direct the film Blacktime, Whitenoise, with Dennis Quaid and Kevin Bacon in talks to star. Bill Duke had originally been set to direct the film.
The film tells the story of four boys (19-22), two black, one white, one Latin, who for their own reasons, break into a rich white family‚s house to rob them. While there they see an old black man and accidentally shoot him. Upon running away, they realize they are lost. In fact, they find themselves in 1968 Memphis two days before Martin Luther King is killed.
The $15-20 million dollar film, which names like have been circling, is currently in the re-write stage, aiming to shoot in the Fall or Spring.