George Lucas Talks About Making The First Real All Black Action Film

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In a new interview on Jon Stewart’s Daily Show legendary director George Lucas reveals why his newly released “Red Tails” movie has been in the works for years but has had trouble getting funding. Says George about the film which cost $58 million to produce and he calls one of the first all black action films ever made:

“This has been held up for release since 1942 since it was shot, I’ve been trying to get released ever since.  It’s because it’s an all-black movie. There’s no major white roles in it at all…I showed it to all of them and they said no. We don’t know how to market a movie like this.”