Director Malcolm D. Lee Talks <i>The Best Man Holiday</i>
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"You know, people really know me from 'The Best Man.' I've done five other movies since then, but it always comes back to 'The Best Man.' It was time to do the sequel." - Malcolm D. Lee, director of 'The Best Man Holiday'
Malcolm D. Lee is back with a hit film, The Best Man Holiday. It is quite possibly the most-anticipated film of the year with cast members and the director appearing on magazine covers, television, radio and at film festivals to hawk the sequel to The Best Man, a black film that made its mark in Hollywood nearly 15 years ago.
The year was 1999 and a consistent stream of films directed by black directors had been making a dent in Hollywood for over a decade. At the top of the decade, there was Spike Lee, Robert Townsend, John Singleton, Mario Van Peebles, George Jackson, Bill Duke, Kevin Hooks, Doug McHenry, F. Gary Gray, the Hudlin and Hughes Brothers making films that were literally changing the face of Hollywood. Black films were turning major profits and sho
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