FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
GREEN APPLE ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS TO URBAN FILM LIBRARY FROM BAG TALK ENTERTAINMENT
FIVE TITLE LINE-UP FEATURES SOME OF TODAY’S BIGGEST STARS
BOCA RATON, FL (February 15, 2018) – Joshua K. Carpenter, Head of Global Acquisition & Sales of Green Apple Entertainment today announced its acquisition of North American rights to a five-title slate of urban films from Bag Talk Entertainment for distribution.
Included in the acquisition are three documentaries, a feature film, and a six-episode mini-series:
*American Rap Stars 2: The sequel to the highly successful American Rap Stars shares exclusive access to Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, The Game and other high-profile rap artists from New York to Los Angeles.
*How to Make a Major Independent Movie: Sticky Fingaz hosts this fascinating journey with behind-the-scenes footage and exclusive interviews with some of today’s biggest stars, including Dennis Quaid, Omar Epps, Cedric the Entertainer, Vivica A. Fox, David Caruso and Patrick Swayze, among others.
*Napoleon: Life of an Outlaw: Shot by former member of Tupak Shakur’s infamous, multi-platinum rap group Outlawz. Gain insider access in this doc that 2Pac fans won’t want to miss!
*Brooklyn Knight: When two rival basketball coaches (Kirk “Sticky Fingaz” Jones and Khalil Kain) fall out over a bad call in a championship game, things only heat up when Knight Mathews hooks up with the lovely Brooklyn Taylor, the cousin of his newfound rival.
*Mahjongg: Set in New York City’s Chinatown, it’s The Sopranos meets The Wire meets Big Trouble in Little China in this gritty, fast-paced crime series about loyalty, betrayal, and consequences. Starring Hassan Johnson, Fredro Starr, and Jennifer Dong.
Carpenter stated: “We are excited for this alliance and slate of films as we continue to build a presence in the world of hip-hop and pop culture.”
About Bag Talk Entertainment:
Bag Talk Entertainment is a multimedia company that distributes music, film and other content. With more than 25 years of experience in the industry, CEO Omar “Iceman” Sharif has worked with such iconic artists as Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, Jamie Foxx, Run DMC and Snoop Dogg, among many others; and sold over 100 million records. Sharif has executive produced nine films, directed three hit documentaries and landed a $2 million deal with Lionsgate Entertainment for the film A Day in the Life. President of Acquisitions for Bag Talk Entertainment is Robert “Hustle” Hisquierdo, who also spearheads day-to-day operations.
About Green Apple Entertainment:
Green Apple Entertainment is a leading, global provider of quality, independent film and television content. Based in Boca Raton, Florida, USA, the company was founded in 2005 by 30+ year industry veteran Tim Warren.
With a diverse portfolio of more than 200 titles, Green Apple Entertainment continues to expand its film library through the acquisition of all rights to select projects for limited theatrical release, television, PPV, cable/satellite/telco VOD, TVOD/EST, SVOD, AVOD, ancillary and home video.
Green Apple Entertainment has well-established relationships for product placement and continues to innovate by nurturing new opportunities in a rapidly changing marketplace. The company’s mission is to deliver first-rate content and superior product to a broad array of audiences for a fresh viewing experience on traditional platforms, as well as evolving new media.
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