Samuel L. Jackson Will Executive Produce Eugene Lee’s Play “East Texas Hotlinks”

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, ’s 1991 play about a black-only cafe in Jim Crow era East Texas, is coming to the screen thanks to , who will serve as executive producer. Lee is also set to write the screenplay and direct the adaptation.   will produce alongside Night Fox’s and

The play, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, follows a group of black men and women on a single night in a segregated bar called Top O’ The Hill Cafe. On this fateful night, a betrayal tests the strength and loyalty of the whole community. 

Jackson has pushed for the play to be made, and has convinced Z for Zachariah’s to finance. Filming is scheduled to begin in spring of 2016.

Jackson is repped by ICM and Anonymous Content.

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