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Spike Lee finishing first Amazon Original Move

Thursday 16 July 2015 | 09:12 CET | News
Amazon Studios said that Spike Lee is working on the first Amazon Original Movie to be produced, carrying the working title of Chi-Raq. The film will feature Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, D.B. Sweeney, Harry Lennix, Steve Harris, Angela Bassett, John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson, with Teyonah Parris taking the central lead character. Chi-Raq was shot entirely in Chicago and wrapped last week. The film looks into the issue of inner city violence. Amazon said that it will work with a top-tier theatrical distributor for the film, and others to come in the future.

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