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Exclusive: What You Don’t Know About Isaiah Washington’s Role As The D.C Sniper

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The Pan African Film Festival is in full swing and on Wednesday afternoon, Isaiah Washington premiered his film, Blue Caprice.

In a story about fear, love and a father-son relationship, Washington plays the role of John Allen Muhammed, the man who orchestrated the 2002 beltway sniper attacks. HipHollywood caught up with Washington to talk about the film which was was inspired by the real life events that led to the horrific attacks.

“It’s a great film and I’m proud of it,” he said. “We agreed that we were making an art film about what it would like having a very toxic father and son relationship, inspired on the actual events that’s prepping throughout the film. In fact, the actual incidents that transpire that everyone is aware of and the horrific events doesn’t happen til the last 10-12 minutes of the film.”

The drama, which made it’s debut at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival has garnered multiple nominations, including a NAACP Image award. We talked with Washington’s co-star star, Tequan Richmond, who tells us that the cast and crew saw it coming.

“We were kind of expecting something for this,” Richmond, who is also nominated for a NAACP Image Award for his role on General Hospital told us. “When we finished it and we all watched it, we were like ‘somebody should say something, we don’t care who it is.’ Really we just care that people watch it.”

Blue Caprice is on DVD and Netflix now.

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50 Cent Talks Wage Gap: “I’m The Star Of The Movie … They Shouldn’t Get The Same Check!”

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Scheming, coniving, calculating … this group of guys will do whatever it takes to get the job done in the new action flick Den Of Thieves.

While Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Pablo Schreiber and O’Shea Jackson Jr. try to pull of an elaborate bank heist, it’s Gerard Butler that trys to stop them in their tracks. They may be at odds on the big screen but it was all bro love off screen … so much so that Fiddy so graciously showed them his sex tape!

All jokes aside, the camaraderie amongst these guys was evident, but it was the diversity amongst the all male cast that made Butler most proud. “This is the most diverse cast and everybody in the movie is fantastic and it’s just great,” the A-lister stated while beaming.

And in addition to the team being diverse, their paychecks were also substantially different … but Fiddy’s take on the wage gap is an interesting one. “I’m the star of the movie, so I have to be paid … those other guys shouldn’t get the same check,” Jackson revealed. But, of course, he said it with a smile.

Den Of Thieves hit theaters Friday, January 19th … get ready for a crazy ride with a twist ending! Oh, and here’s a look at some pics from Tuesday night’s premiere.

The Cast of DEN OF THIEVES attend the Los Angeles Premiere

The Cast of DEN OF THIEVES

Mo McRae attends the Los Angeles Premiere of DEN OF THIEVES

O’Shea Jackson Jr. attends the Los Angeles Premiere of DEN OF THIEVES

The Cast of DEN OF THIEVES

Sire Jackson and Curtis 50 Cent Jackson attend the Los Angeles Premiere of DEN OF THIEVES

Ice Cube, Kimberly Woodruff, and O’Shea Jackson Jr. attend the Los Angeles Premiere of DEN OF THIEVES.

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