Jussie Smollett should be locked in a lawsuit with the town of Chicago over his alleged hate crime hoax — however the actor can even be making his function movie directorial debut with an adaptation of ‘B-Boy Blues.’
In line with The Hollywood Reporter, B-Boy Blues facilities on a sophisticated romantic relationship between two Black males: one, a journalist, and the opposite, a motorcycle messenger.
The guide is the primary in a sequence of 5 — together with 2nd Time Round, If Solely For One Nite, The Day Eazy-E Died, Love The One You are With and A Home is Not a Dwelling — and one brief story (“Is It Nonetheless Jood To Ya?”).
B-Boy Blues was a finalist for a 1995 Lambda Literary Award for Finest LGBT/Small Press Title and has been beforehand tailored (by Hardy) for the stage.
Final month, Smollett requested that the fees in opposition to him be dismissed in a Chicago court docket. His legal professionals mentioned the renewed prices based mostly on “unlawful and incompetent proof” must be dismissed.
Smollett’s authorized group declare that his second indictment was based mostly on “unlawful and incompetent proof” gathered from Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo through the preliminary investigation into Smollett, which was later dominated invalid.
“The OSP can’t have it each methods. It can’t convene a particular grand jury based mostly on Choose Toomin’s Order however then depend on the transcripts from these ‘void’ proceedings to safe a brand new indictment,” the movement states, per Web page Six.