“Push” the novel has started filming in Harlem

Posted on November 9, 2007 by

The novel “Push” by Sapphire has been a cult classic amongst African-American Readers for many years. Now the book is being turned into a movie and has started filming in Harlem. Film trucks, cast, and crew are all lined on 123rd Street and Lenox Avenue shooting. One house is completely covered in black cloth and the actors are inside shooting. Lee Daniels is the director of the film and you know him for his producer credits on “Monster’s Ball.” Lenny Kravitz, Mo’nique, Paula Patton, and newcomer Gabourey “Gabbie” Sidibe are set to star in the production.The story follows a young girl named Precious. She becomes pregnant and finds a new path for her life with the help of new found friends and role models.

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