Kevin Willmott talks The 24th

Oscar-winning screenwriter Kevin Willmott spoke with Solzy at the Movies in a phone interview about his newest film, The 24th. Vertical Entertainment is releasing in virtual cinemas, digital, and VOD today. Sunday, August 23 marks the 103rd anniversary of the Houston Riot of 1917. Willmott won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay as one of four writers that worked on 2018’s BlacKkKlansman.  Most recently, he co-wrote the script for Da 5 Bloods.  Both films were…

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The 24th Is Timely And Relevant

The 24th tells the true story of the all-Black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment and what happened during the Houston Riot of 1917. The film’s release from Vertical Entertainment comes on the weekend of the Houston Riot’s 103rd anniversary.  Like many other events in history, this is one of those historic events that I knew nothing about.  Regardless, there’s still a relevance to the events when we look at what’s happening across the United States. …

"The 24th Is Timely And Relevant"