*(Via UrbanHollywood411.com) вЂ“ Master P has an agenda money for hard times and at this time it is about making movies.
Final week-end, the rap comedy that is mogulвЂ™s new Got the Hook-Up 2 found its way to theaters. The sequel, directed by Corey give, was launched in 37 theaters and video clip on need by Bob JohnsonвЂ™s Urban Movie Channel (UMC) together with RLJE movies. ItвЂ™s currently number 31 regarding the domestic iTunes film chart.
вЂњThis is a motion to where African United states and Latino filmmakers can possess their item and place it in theaters and place it on VOD during the time that is sameвЂќ Master P, real title Percy Miller, told Urban Hollywood 411 this week.
The film grossed $149,036, for a per-theater average of $4,028 вЂ” respectable numbers for an indie in limited release in its opening weekend. It can are making more income, had it perhaps maybe not been for Hurricane Barry forcing theaters to shut within the music mogulвЂ™s house state of Louisiana.
Master P stated he desires to see more filmmakers of color create their very own paths to success.
вЂњThe studios will not let’s in,вЂќ he reported. вЂњThey donвЂ™t recognize that it is market for metropolitan films, metropolitan comedies, all that.вЂќ
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I acquired the Hook-Up 2 (Courtesy: UMC)
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