Tag: Southside With You

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Netflix Acquires Young Barack Obama Movie ‘Barry’

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Barry, a movie about a formative year in the life of a young Barack Obama, following its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this month.

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Obama First Date Movie ‘Southside With You’ Gets Stood Up at Box Office

Sony’s Screen Gems micro-budget horror thriller Don’t Breathe finally unseated Suicide Squad for a first-place finish at the box office this weekend as Obama first date biopic Southside With You failed to set hearts aflutter in limited release and Roberto Duran boxing drama Hands of Stone fared decently ahead of its Labor Day weekend expansion.

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John Legend: Trump ‘Never Was a Winning Candidate’

Pop superstar John Legend showered Michelle and Barack Obama in praise and offered his two cents on the 2016 presidential race in an interview, insisting that GOP White House hopefully Donald Trump has “made it abundantly clear that he’s utterly unqualified to be president.”

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WATCH: Hollywood’s Version of Barack Obama Asking Michelle Out

In what is sure to become one of the first in a long list of films portraying the life of the Obama’s, “Southside With You” tells the story set in the summer of 1989 of how then-first-year Harvard Law student Barack Obama asked Michelle Robinson out on their first date.

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Meet the Actor Set to Play Young Obama in Romantic Biopic

In December, a romantic biopic about the life of President Barack Obama prior to his life in national politics was announced, with a note that a search for a suitable actor to play a young future president was underway. According to Deadline, the search is over.