Black August: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gary Dourdan of CBS' hit series "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" has signed to star in the indie feature Black August as Black Panther party field marshal and controversial civil rights activist George Jackson.

"August" follows Jackson -- also a prominent leader of the Black Guerrilla Family organization -- until his death at the hands of San Quentin Prison guards in 1971.

Stay tuned for more on this project...

Brian B.