• Jay Ellis On Producing ‘Black Box' And Convincing Phylicia Rashad To Be In A Horror Movie

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    Mamoudou Athie and Phylicia Rashad in Amazon Video's Black Box By Britni Danielle · October 29, 2020October 29, 2020 Insecure star Jay Ellis is a sucker for a good story. The actor turned director and producer was combing through film executive Franklin Leonard's database, The Black List , when he happened upon a script about a single dad who undergoes an experimental treatment to restore his memory after a car accident. And he was hooked. “I remember flying through it, thinking, ‘This is kind of dope,'” Ellis tells ESSENCE. “I fell in love with each of the character's journey's and what...
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