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Re: George Lucas says Hollywood won't support black films - January 14th 2012, 04:40 PM

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Originally Posted by Joker View Post
I agree. But with Tyler Perry, his films which feature a predominantly black cast, does extremely well in theaters. Doesn't matter if the movie is good or not. Just as long as tickets are being bought. It isn't just with the black race. There have been movies with an all asian cast, all hispanic cast that did very well.
Those are also generally much lower budget films, so the risk is less. Plus they are an established 'brand' which gives Hollywood types raging boners because it's easier to market something that already has a bit of a fan-base/is already well known.


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