“YNTSKY” Scheduled to Premiere September 2011

After years of post-production delays, it looks like Michael A. Pinckney‘s independent hip hop thriller, “You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Kills You” is finally getting released. We’re working very closely with Michael and his distribution partner, Locomotive Distribution, to bring you the inside stories behind the making of this film and its release.

Currently the film is scheduled to premiere in September 2011. We hope to have much more to post in the upcoming weeks, but here’s a final cast sheet and synopsis. Check out who the Executive Producer is!

Status: Post Production / Complete Sept. 2011

Writer/Director: Michael A. Pinckney (Assistant Director: The 25th Hour, The Best Man, Inside Man)
Executive Producer: Spike Lee

Cast: James McDaniel (TV’s NYPD Blue, Emmy and Peabody winner for Edge of America), Michael Mosley (TV’s Third Watch, Law and Order), Assiatou Lea (Zooey, Driving Fish), Nashawn Kearse (TV’s Sopranos, Desperate Housewives, Entourage), Michael K. Williams (The Wire, Boardwalk Empire), Kevin Carroll (Being John Malkovich, Paid in Full), Julito McCullum (Akeela and the Bee), with Doug E. Fresh, Ed Lover, and Big Daddy Kane (Hip Hop Pioneers)

Synopsis: You’re Nobody ‘til Somebody Kills You is an action packed hip hop horror from Executive Producer Spike Lee. It’s the gritty story of two New York City homicide detectives that are forced into the high-stakes world of the hip hop music business. A complex web of murder, sex, money and music unfolds as the homicide detectives track a serial killer with an appetite for some of hip hop’s biggest stars.

3 Responses to “YNTSKY” Scheduled to Premiere September 2011

  1. Richie Porter says:

    This was my first film I’ve ever been a part of and I must say it was the most fun and informative one yet. Working alongside the many different veterans in the film and music industry, I’ve learned the true definition of dedication and perseverance. This film was a taste of good hip hop, horror, and mystery at its best.-Richie Porter- himself straight outta c-square…

  2. Benito Nickol says:

    I am not sure where you are getting your information, but great job. really looking fwd to seeing this movie.

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