Jussie Smollett to Make Directorial Debut With Adaptation of 1994 Novel ‘B-Boy Blues’

Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Point Foundation Jussie Smollett will make his feature directorial debut with “B-Boy Blues,” an adaptation of the 1994 novel about gay culture within the hip hop scene by James Earl Hardy. The film will be produced through Smollett’s SuperMassive Movies production outfit. Smollett will produce the film alongside Hardy, Frank Gatson,…

Jussie Smollett Making Feature Directorial Debut With ‘B-Boy Blues’

EXCLUSIVE: The former Empire star is directing B-Boy Blues, an adaptation of James Earl Hardy’s best-selling 1994 book and will produce through his newly launched SuperMassive Movies. B-Boy Blues follows the tumultuous relationship between Mitchell Crawford, a 27-year old journalist, and Raheim Rivers, a 21-year old bicycle messenger and B-boy (banjee boy). They meet in a gay bar in Greenwich…