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Lee Daniels planning a gay interracial action film

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Acclaimed filmmaker Lee Daniels is known for creating moving stories for unconventional characters like with his hit films Monsters Ball and Precious. And now, after striking gold again at the Box Office with The Butler, Daniels is now setting his sights on an action adventure film with two gay men as its stars.

In a recent interview with Out, Daniels explains that he wants to create an “interracial love affair action movie” starring a gay couple. Daniels further described the film as a gay “Mr. and Mrs. Smith, but the two good-looking guys as the action heroes.”

And according to Daniels, the interracial gay love story isn’t even the biggest shocker. The big twist will be that “We don’t find out they’re gay until the end of the movie.”

The film is already in development and as far as casting goes, Daniels has already tapped his latest acting muse, Alex Pettyfer, who played an angry, gun-toting slave master in The Butler, as one-half of the interracial gay couple.

Alex Pettyfer

“Alex Pettyfer is in it, [but] I have to find the right black guy opposite him. He’s so hot, isn’t he? So hot. And so aware of his hotness in a way that’s so…I love him to death.”

The concept may seem a bit too radical for Hollywood, Daniels says that he has no concerns about getting funding for the project.

“I don’t think I’m going to have a problem now. I made a $100 million for The Butler. I’m in a rare group. So this is something I feel good about,” he said.

Well, we certainly can’t wait to see how this film turns out and, hopefully, it provides us with another fan-fave gay couple like the ones we’ve listed below. Check them out after the cut. – nicholas robinson

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1 Comment

  1. sugarntasty on November 8, 2016 at 7:33 pm

    …where you side track to be “exact” matter fact film never debut? Lee contradictory how,refuting discrimination “Hollywood” appeal is universal audience. Appreciate talent anyhow,film was (synopis) inadequate or typical victim film. Just can’t cope with false hope, of different shade this seldom issues, LGBTQ society forgotten your. Going rationalized your personal which not majority perception,LGBTQ society Lee concern saying color. Preference is ligher shade where’s the (dark knights of honor), I guess marketing Lee using different shades to get paid. Evade racism admire your (repugnant comments),Lee eventually you’ll no longer. Put your foot in your (mouth where the advocacy LGBTQ empowerment),film deplicting “affluent” Lee reminder only few in “USA” able to retain this status!

    Belitting whom? Blacks no no no “Rolling Out! Let me clarify bias remarks of Lee your,critical non- Black your considered racist a joke! Lee during interview of film apprehensive upon,audience accurate (LGBTQ not going partronize the film) so why. Comment equivalent perssausion of acceptance,well since reside in NYC,London and Paris ratio of affluent artistic men of heritage making strides! Lee you need to (grow not in manly inches),mentality not offense. Of your victimized childhood in “Philly” if good flick going sell Lee! Tell the men your no longer,dating of heritage,use to now after (escort jocks best cocks) yes,subjective audacity say. You can’t fine or not willing to pay appropriate wage good actor condoning success of aspiring actors thanks Lee!