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  • Spike Lee demands Hollywood Boycotts Georgia because of new abortion law!

    Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat. Most studios that have commented have said they’re waiting to see if the so-called “heartbeat” law actually takes effect...
  • Spike Lee will present Denzel Washington with AFI Award!

    Spike Lee will honor Denzel Washington’s career by presenting his friend and collaborator with the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award. AFI said Tuesday that Lee will present the actor and director with the honor at a gala Thursday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Lee has directed Washington...
  • Spike Lee says he was doing this before Regina King’s speech

    Spike Lee said that he’s made sure to hire women on his sets well before Golden Globe winner Regina King promised in her acceptance speech to have “50 percent women” on everything she produces. “I’ve been hiring women way before Regina made that speech,” Lee said at a reception for his film “BlacKkKlansman.” “Go...
  • Look what Spike Lee reveals he tried !

    Spike Lee revealed he went undercover following the release of his latest film, BlacKkKlansman. The movie tells the story of a policeman who sets out to expose the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan. The filmmaker told Metro.co.uk: “Even last night I was here for a screening, and what I tried to do was sneak...
  • Here’s why the NYPD paid Spike Lee more than $200,000

    The NYPD is paying director Spike Lee more than $200,000 for a leading role in helping facilitate the relationship between cops and the Black community through a new policing programs. Given the onslaught of police shooting of unarmed black men in recent years, New York City’s own history of racial profiling by officers and Lee’s...
  • Jordan Peele and Spike Lee team up with new film #BlacKkKlansman!

    “ didn’t want it to play like a period piece. He wanted it to play out in a contemporary way,” Kevin Willmott tells The Hollywood Reporter of the upcoming film. On a recent morning, BlacKkKlansman co-writer Kevin Willmott hears a mention of collaborator Spike Lee. Immediately, his typically booming voice...
  • Spike Lee’s true-story thriller ‘BlacKkKlansman’ debuts to standing ovation at Cannes Film Festival

    Spike Lee’s latest movie, “BlacKkKlansman” debuted at the Cannes Film Festival Monday night to a standing ovation, with attendees reportedly breaking into applause several times throughout the screening. The movie tells the true story of how a black police detective infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan during the 1970s. Several...
  • Spike Lee in Talks for a Superhero Joint: Marvel’s Nightwatch

    Spike Lee may get a turn at superheroes if a scoop from The Hollywood Reporter is any indication. The filmmaker is in talks to direct a Nightwatch movie penned by Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker. It would also be a Spider-Man spinoff of sorts, focusing on Dr. Kevin...
  • Spike Lee Talks ‘Black Klansman’ Movie

    The filmmaker, debuting a Netflix reboot of his 1986 classic, says Trump has given white nationalism “the green light” and explains why ‘Get Out’ was “a masterwork.” Spike Lee has few regrets. But there is that big one. “We’re talking about She’s Gotta Have It,” he says, sitting in...