Locomotive Distribution Launches New Genre Shingle “Firebox” For The Film “You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Kills You”

Hi. This is Colleen Seldin from Locomotive Distribution. We’ve announced today that we’ve launched a genre label called FIREBOX and the first film under the new shingle will be “YOU’RE NOBODY ‘TIL SOMEBODY KILLS YOU“. And don’t forget, the movie premieres tomorrow night at WILLiFEST in Brooklyn! Here’s the press release about FIREBOX: Locomotive Distribution Read More »

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NYC Assemblyman Michael DenDekker in New Hip-Hop Horror Film

Attention New Yorkers. Take a close look at Michael DenDekker. Does he look familiar? You might know him as a prominent face in New York City politics. He’s currently the Assemblyman for Assembly District 34 in Queens (Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst and Woodside). But if you look DenDekker up on IMDB, you’ll see his name Read More »

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You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Kills You – Exclusive Scene [video]

We’re really excited to release this clip from our new movie “You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Kills You” from director Michael A. Pinckney. Michael shot Doug E. Fresh in the studio, and the rhyme was originally not recorded over music. What’s so cool about this scene is the original beat that was produced afterwards to the Read More »

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Ricardo Sarmiento: Cinematographer for YNTSKY

Ricardo Sarmiento has built a body of work that makes him increasingly recognized for his ability as both an artist and a professional. Born in Bogota, Colombia and since graduating New York City’s Hunter College‘s acclaimed film program, Sarmiento has spent the last 20 years infusing his career with breadth and depth.  From his work Read More »

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Getting to Know Al Thompson, The Actor Playing “Cipha” in YNTSKY

Playing the part of “Cipha” in Michael A. Pickney‘s film You’re Nobody ‘til Somebody Kills You is New York based actor, Al Thompson. A “Jack of all Trades,” Al Thompson wears the hats of actor, writer, producer, and director in his projects. Since entering the entertainment industry, Thompson has worked hard to experience success not Read More »

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Meet The Director: Michael A. Pinckney from YNTSKY

Michael A. Pinckney is the founder and managing director of Black Noise Media, a full service production house based in New York City. He got his start over twelve years ago under the tutelage of filmmaker Spike Lee and soon after joined The Director’s Guild of America. Pickney’s latest project is also his feature film Read More »

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Nashawn Kearse as “Manchild” in YNTSKY

Best known for his recurring roles on such TV hits as Desperate Housewives, Entourage, and The Sopranos—Nashawn Kearse is New York based actor of Stage, Television, and Film. He started his acting career with the City Kids repertory company with actors like Malik Yoba and Donald Faison. They performed everywhere from McDonald’s parking lots to Read More »

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YNTSKY Cast Profile: James McDaniel

Actor, James McDaniel, is one of the main characters in “Your’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Kills You.” You might recognize him from both film and TV. Here’s his bio below: For seven seasons, acclaimed stage, screen and television actor James McDaniel portrayed Lt. Arthur Fancy on legendary television series NYPD Blue. McDaniel recently completed shooting Bunker Read More »

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“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. Read More »

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Nashawn Kearse as “Manchild” in YNTSKY

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Best known for his recurring roles on such TV hits as Desperate Housewives, Entourage, and The Sopranos—Nashawn Kearse is New York based actor of Stage, Television, and Film. He started his acting career with the City Kids repertory company with actors like Malik Yoba and Donald Faison. They performed everywhere from McDonald’s parking lots to Broadway to Carniege Hall. From there Nashawn has gone on to star in films like “Marci X” with Damon Wayans and Lisa Kudrow and “My Brother” where he starred opposite Vanessa Williams and Tatem O’Neil. Other film credits include “Cross Bronx“, “The Briefcase“, and the upcoming hip hop horror movie “You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Kills You” from director Michael A. Pinckney.  Other TV credits include “The Shield“, “Law and Order Criminal Intent“, and “New York Undercover“.  Nashawn wants to continue to affect people with his talent.

“YNTSKY” Scheduled to Premiere September 2011

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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!

YOU’RE NOBODY ‘TIL SOMEBODY KILLS YOU – Horror / Crime
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.

HipHopHorror.com 2011