Friday, November 20, 2015

Drama, 'The Man In 3B,' Currently In Theaters

Lamman Rucker (Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married), DB Woodside (Fox's 24, Centric's Single Ladies) and iconic actor Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars) will star in The Man in 3B, the first film from 18-time New York Times bestselling author Carl Weber, in theaters Friday, November 6th.  The Man in 3B, is adapted from the New York Times and USA Today bestselling novel by the same name from Weber, and will also star Christian Keyes (BET's Let's Stay Together, ABC's Mistresses), television actress Kellita Smith (The Bernie Mac Show, SyFy's Z Nation), up and coming leading lady Brely Evans and veteran actresses Jackee Harry and Marla Gibbs.  The feature is directed by Trey Haley and produced by ND Brown and Carl Weber.

Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere's One Unit/Flavor Unit have partner with Freestyle Releasing to distribute "The Man In 3b".

Carl Weber is one of a handful of African American authors who consistently appear on the New York Times bestseller list year after year. With 18 New York Times bestsellers to his credit, Weber moves from novels to films with his adaption of the sexy mystery The Man in 3B.  Weber's screenplay brings to life the secrets and surprises surrounding Daryl Graham (Lamman Rucker) and the cast of colorful neighbors who reside in his Queens, New York apartment building.  In this tale of mystery and murder, we watch as the lives of Weber's carefully crafted characters are turned upside down, each for different reasons, but all of them having something to do with Daryl Graham. From his extremely good looks to his undeniable swag, Daryl is the man every woman wants and every man wants to be. The Man in 3B is an expertly woven New York Times and USA Today bestselling urban tale.

The Man in 3B was also honored earlier this year by the Pan African Film and Arts Festival in Los Angeles with the "Capri Partners Award."

In Los Angeles, the film is only playing at the AMC South Bay Galleria 16. The Man IN 3B will be in the other following cities .... Jacksonville, Tampa, New York City, Harlem, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Hanover, MD  Midlothian, VA  Norfolk, VA   Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Milwaukee, Atlanta,  Hoover,AL  Nashville, Memphis, Charlotte, Raleigh, Columbia, Dallas, Houston, Little Rock, AR  Jackson,MS  New Orleans, San Francisco  check and your local listings for more information.

"I am excited to see The Man in 3B come to life as a film," says Weber. "We have put together a great team of creative experts who have welcomed my input. Being a part of the script writing and production process has been a phenomenal experience, and moving from writing novels to writing and visualizing stories for the screen has proven to be a natural progression. I look forward to the success of The Man in 3B and to the future of Urban Books Media."

"Carl Weber has written an incredible mystery with dynamic characters, plot twists and vibrant storytelling," says ND Brown, CEO, Tri Destined Studios.  "We are excited to be part of this dream team collaboration."  The super team recently wrapped production on three more projects, No More Mr. Nice Guy, and two more adaptations from Carl Weber, The Preacher's Son and The Choir Director.

Other Tri Destined Studios releases include, Black Coffee, a romantic comedy (select AMC theaters, 2014),  Note To Self, He's Mine Not Yours, Four Seasons, Perfect Combination, UP TV's Where's The Love, the Art House film Why Am I Doing This?, and She's Still Not My Sister, which broke network ratings and became GMC's premiere Television Mini Series. Studio executives include ND Brown (CEO), Trey Haley (President), Gregory Anderson (President of Film) and Veronica Nichols (VP of Production and Development).

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