*In his broadcast pilot directing debut, Allen Hughes has signed on to helm the Fox drama pilot “Gang Related,” from 20th Century Fox TV and Imagine TV, reports Deadline.Written by Chris Morgan (“Fast Five”), “Gang Related” follows a gang member sent in to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department who rises through its ranks but must balance his obligations to his crime family with an increasing sense of loyalty to his new “family” — the SFPD’s Gang Task Force.Hughes, who started off as...Read Full Story
With Broken City now in the rear-view, director Allen Hughes just signed on to direct a new drama pilot for Fox TV. We have the details for you after the jump.
Written by Chris Morgan (Fast Five), Hughes hops aboard Gang Related, which will center on a gang member who is sent in to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department and rises through the ranks. Caught with having to balance his obligations to his crime family with an increasing sense of loyalty to his new "family" — the SFPD's...Read Full Story
Countless thrillers chronicle the exploits of garden-variety New York scumbags participating in crimes both organized and disorganized, but Broken City paints a portrait of a megalopolis in which crime and corruption trickle down from the highest levels of power.Arriving in theaters nationwide this Friday, January 17th, Broken City stars Mark Wahlberg (Ted, The Fighter) as Jimmy Taggart, an honest NYPD cop whose career ended in disgrace after a controversial shooting. Now eking out an...Read Full Story
Believe it or not, the classic hood drama "Menace II Society" turns 20 years old this summer.
Directed by The Hughes Brothers, "Menace II Society" starred Larenz Tate, Jada Pinkett and Samuel L. Jackson. Allen Hughes, one half of the directorial duo, stopped by Sway in the Morning to discuss the film's anniversary. Hughes also described his first encounter with 2Pac, with whom he had a controversial relationship with thereafter.
Recounting his casting of Larenz Tate for the role of O-Dog...Read Full Story
20th Century Fox has released the trailer for the thriller film Broken City. The project is directed by Allen Hughes (Menance II Society, Dead Presidents, From Hell, The Book of Eli), scripted by Brian Tucker and produced by Allen Hughes, Mark Wahlberg, Arnon Milchan, Randall Emmett, Stephen Levinson, Teddy Schwarzman and Remington Chase.
Broken City is a crime drama movie starring Russell Crowe, Mark Wahlberg, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kyle Chandler, Alona Tal, Michael Beach and Barry Pepper...Read Full Story