Is Malcolm Mays the next John Singleton (except, you know, good)?


Some high rollers at Sony thought so much of Michael Mays, a filmmaker from one of L.A.’s roughest neighborhoods, that they donated $25,000 worth of film for his next movie, “Trouble.” He hopes to have “Trouble” wrapped by February when he turns eighteen. [NYT]

I wanna see this when it drops to see what all the fuss is about.

(Did anyone in L.A. see his first short, “Open Door”?)


Gene "G.D." Demby is the founder and editor of PostBourgie. In his day job, he blogs and reports on race and ethnicity for NPR's Code Switch team.