Reginald Hudlin

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Reginald Alan Hudlin (born December 15, 1961) is an American film screenwriter, director and producer.wikipedia
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88th Academy Awards

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He co-produced the 88th Academy Awards ceremony in 2016 as well as other TV specials.
The ceremony, televised in the United States by ABC, was produced by David Hill and Reginald Hudlin and directed by Glenn Weiss.

Boomerang (1992 film)

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He also directed the 1992 film Boomerang.
Boomerang is a 1992 American romantic comedy film directed by Reginald Hudlin.

BET

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Along with his older brother Warrington Hudlin, he is known as one of the Hudlin Brothers. From 2005 to 2008, Hudlin was President of Entertainment for Black Entertainment Television (BET).
BET's president of entertainment Reginald Hudlin resigned from the network on September 11, 2008.

House Party (film)

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Hudlin's breakout film was 1990's House Party, and he worked as a producer on Quentin Tarantino's 2012 film, Django Unchained, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.
The film was written and directed by Reginald Hudlin, based on his award-winning Harvard University student film.

Serving Sara

He went on to direct The Great White Hype, The Ladies Man, Serving Sara (2002), two episodes of the TV series Modern Family, an episode of The Office, an episode of The Middle and several episodes of Outsourced.
Serving Sara is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Reginald Hudlin and starring Matthew Perry, Elizabeth Hurley, and Bruce Campbell.

The Great White Hype

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He went on to direct The Great White Hype, The Ladies Man, Serving Sara (2002), two episodes of the TV series Modern Family, an episode of The Office, an episode of The Middle and several episodes of Outsourced.
The Great White Hype is a 1996 American sports comedy film directed by Reginald Hudlin.

Warrington Hudlin

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Along with his older brother Warrington Hudlin, he is known as one of the Hudlin Brothers. From 2005 to 2008, Hudlin was President of Entertainment for Black Entertainment Television (BET).
His younger brother, Reginald Hudlin, is also a director and producer, and together the Hudlin brothers have produced films including House Party (1990), Bebe's Kids (1992), and Ride (1998).

The Ladies Man (2000 film)

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He went on to direct The Great White Hype, The Ladies Man, Serving Sara (2002), two episodes of the TV series Modern Family, an episode of The Office, an episode of The Middle and several episodes of Outsourced.
It was directed by Reginald Hudlin.

Centreville, Illinois

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Hudlin was born in Centreville, Illinois, the son of Helen Hudlin (née Cason), a teacher who worked in special education, and Warrington W. Hudlin, Sr., an insurance executive and educator.

Marshall (film)

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In October 2017, Hudlin's film, Marshall, about Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court justice, starring Chadwick Boseman, was released.
Marshall is a 2017 American biographical legal drama film directed by Reginald Hudlin and written by Michael and Jacob Koskoff.

Black Panther (Marvel Comics)

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During the time that he was President of BET, Hudlin wrote many of the Marvel Comics series Black Panther from 2005 to 2008, most notable for the 2006 storyline "Bride of the Panther," which saw the character marry X-Men leader Storm.
It was initially written by filmmaker Reginald Hudlin (through issue #38) and penciled by John Romita, Jr. (through #6).

Robin Harris

In 1992, while making Boomerang, Hudlin directed the first Black animated film, Bébé's Kids, which was championed by Paramount's Brandon Tartikoff and was made in memory of comedian Robin Harris, who had died in 1990.
The Hudlin Brothers had intended to make a feature film based upon the "Bébé's Kids" sketches, but Harris died while the film was in pre-production.

Academy Award for Best Picture

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Hudlin's breakout film was 1990's House Party, and he worked as a producer on Quentin Tarantino's 2012 film, Django Unchained, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.

The Space Traders

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"The Space Traders" was an adaptation of a Derrick Bell short story found in his book, Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism.
The story was adapted for television in 1994 by director Reginald Hudlin and writer Trey Ellis as part of the HBO anthology TV movie Cosmic Slop, which presented three Twilight Zone style stories from a black perspective.

Django Unchained

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Hudlin's breakout film was 1990's House Party, and he worked as a producer on Quentin Tarantino's 2012 film, Django Unchained, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.

Storm (Marvel Comics)

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During the time that he was President of BET, Hudlin wrote many of the Marvel Comics series Black Panther from 2005 to 2008, most notable for the 2006 storyline "Bride of the Panther," which saw the character marry X-Men leader Storm.
The relationship led to the marriage of the two most prominent black African Marvel Comics heroes in Black Panther #18 by writer Reginald Hudlin, July 2006, as a tie-in to the "Civil War" storyline.

The Boondocks (TV series)

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McGruder and film producer/director Reginald Hudlin (President of Entertainment for BET from 2005 to 2008) created a Boondocks pilot for the Fox Network, but found great difficulty in making the series acceptable for network television.

Milestone Media

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In 2015, it was announced that Hudlin and artists Denys Cowan and Derek Dingle would be part of the relaunch of comic book company founded by Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, and Derek Dingle, Milestone Media.
In a January 2015 interview, writer Reginald Hudlin discussed a relaunch of Milestone Media Group, along with surviving co-founders Denys Cowan and Derek Dingle.

Derrick Bell

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"The Space Traders" was an adaptation of a Derrick Bell short story found in his book, Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism.
The story was adapted for television in 1994 by director Reginald Hudlin and writer Trey Ellis.

Bébé's Kids

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In 1992, while making Boomerang, Hudlin directed the first Black animated film, Bébé's Kids, which was championed by Paramount's Brandon Tartikoff and was made in memory of comedian Robin Harris, who had died in 1990.

Josh Gad

The screenplay is by Michael Koskoff and Jacob Koskoff and co-stars Josh Gad.
Also that year, he played LeFou in the live-action adaptation of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, directed by Bill Condon and co-starring with Emma Watson; starred in Reginald Hudlin's biographical drama Marshall, alongside Chadwick Boseman and Beauty and the Beast co-star Dan Stevens; and played Hector MacQueen in a film adaptation of Agatha Christie's detective novel Murder on the Orient Express, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, alongside Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Judi Dench, and Daisy Ridley.

Chadwick Boseman

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In October 2017, Hudlin's film, Marshall, about Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court justice, starring Chadwick Boseman, was released.

Posse (1993 film)

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The story ends almost a century later with an old man (Woody Strode) being interviewed by reporters (Reginald Hudlin, Warrington Hudlin) about the black cowboys of the Old West.