Deon Taylor wants to end cinema blaxploitation

The director of 'Traffik' uses genre cinema to shatter stereotypes and create a new brand of inclusive entertainment. JOHN W. ALLMAN MAY 23, 2018 12 PM Hollywood...

SCREEN GEMS LANDS DEON TAYLOR THRILLER ‘THE INTRUDER’

Sony’s Screen Gems has closed a mid-seven-figure worldwide rights deal at Cannes for The Intruder, a Deon Taylor-directed thriller that stars Dennis Quaid, Meaghan Good, Michael Ealy and Joseph Sikora (Power). It...

Hidden Empire Film Group Strikes Deal With Screen Gems

Hidden Empire Film Group keeps winning with a deal that was struck at the Cannes Film Festival this week on its latest project The Intruder. Directed...

Dennis Quaid, Meagan Good, Michael Ealy and Joseph Sikora Cast In Deon Taylor’s The...

Deadline is reporting that Dennis Quaid, Meagan Good, Michael Ealy and Joseph Sikora have been cast in Deon Taylor‘s The Intruder for Screen Gems. Written by David Loughery, the film is a...
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HHV Exclusive: Roselyn Sanchez Talks Human Trafficking And Developing An Interest In Her #Traffik...

By Alyssa Debonair Hip-HopVibe.com Staff Writer A major issue, in the United States, is human trafficking. Several people have gone missing, over the years, and there is...

Screen Gems Lands Deon Taylor Thriller ‘The Intruder’ – Cannes

EXCLUSIVE: Sony’s Screen Gems has closed a mid-seven-figure worldwide rights deal at Cannes for The Intruder, a Deon Taylor-directed thriller that stars Dennis Quaid, Meaghan Good, Michael Ealy and Joseph Sikora (Power)....

The Vincent Tucker Radio Show- Episode #457 feat. Paula Patton

Join Vincent "Heartbreak" Tucker, Myskenna, Yellostar, Remon & Charity E. as they cover the latest and greatest in news, sports, politics, music and entertainment...

Kicking the Seat Ep308: TRAFFIK Jam

Today, the Kicking the Seat Podcast welcomes writer/director Deon Taylor and actor Laz Alonso (Avatar, Detroit) for a discussion of their new thriller, Traffik. Centering on...

Behind The Lens Radio Show – Traffik

We’re putting the pedal to the metal on this episode of BEHIND THE LENS with writer/director/producer DEON TAYLOR talking everything TRAFFIK.  Already an established, and admittedly self-taught, director, TRAFFIK is completelyrepresentative...
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‘Traffik’ star Laz Alonso joins superhero series and says attending an HBCU is like...

‘You’re supported, encouraged by each other and allowed to explore who you are as a black person in society’ Actor and Howard University alum Laz...
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Roselyn Sanchez plays a role in fighting human trafficking

Roselyn Sanchez talks about real world human trafficking, the dark theme in the new film 'Traffik'.   As seen on ABC10

Director/filmmaker Deon Taylor: the hardest working brother in Hollywood! – The Philidelphia Sun

Interview with Kam Williams Deon Taylor is a boundary-crashing, envelope-pushing, unabashedly creative force in the world of film and television. In Hollywood, roles vary and...

Chicago Now – Every Woman Should See TRAFFIK. Here’s Why.

TRAFFIK lures you into the warm, authentic love bubble of Paula Patton’s Brea and Omar Epps’ John. The two actors have chemistry that’s off...

Laz Alonso Shows a Whole Different Side in New Film

By Nadine Matthews, Special to the AFRO It was a reunion of old friends for Laz Alonso and his co-stars in his new film “Traffik,” which...

Paula Patton on how her new film opened her eyes to the realities of...

MAUREEN LEE LENKER April 19, 2018 at 03:35 PM EDT In her new film Traffik, Paula Patton plays a woman who becomes the target of human trafficking. She portrays...

Deon Taylor Discusses Finding Inspiration in Authenticity with ‘Traffik’

Deon Taylor is a director who doesn’t sugarcoat. He hopes to find a way to please audiences while simultaneously telling them a story that...

Filmmaker Deon Taylor shapes suspense & social issues into one in ‘TRAFFIK’

Writer-director-producer Deon Taylor is no stranger to taking audiences on a thought-provoking journey with his films. From SUPREMACY, to MEET THE BLACKS, each film...
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Interview With Laz Alonso & Director Deon Taylor About New Film Traffik

The trailer for Traffik has been circulating for quite some time. On April 20 movie goers will have the chance to see the high...

INTERVIEW: COMPOSER GEOFF ZANELLI DISCUSSES HIS WORK ON ‘TRAFFIK’

THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE YOU’VE HEARD GEOFF ZANELLI’S SCORES BEFORE AS HIS RESUME INCLUDES TITLES SUCH AS PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL...

Traffik writer/director Deon Taylor exposes the truth about human trafficking

f you saw the trailer to Traffik, you don’t know the whole story. It looks like a fairly straightforward thriller about a couple menaced...
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Roselyn Sanchez Talks About Her Performance in Latest Film TRAFFIK

MUSE Michael Sandoval sat down with Roselyn Sanchez on her role as Malia in the film, TRAFFIK. The film is set to open tomorrow...

Paula Patton stars in the surprisingly effective thriller ‘Traffik’

Once again, a distributor chose to hold back a film from reviewers that turns out to be better than its peek-a-boo marketing strategy implied....

LAZ ALONSO stops traffic with his performance in TRAFFIK – Exclusive Interview

LAZ ALONSO is no stranger to the world of film and television.  From hard-hitting films like “Straw Dogs” under the direction of Rod Lurie, to...

Movie Review: Traffik – Reel Talker

The best kind of movies are the ones that stay with you long after they are over. Movies that make you reflect on your...
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DEON TAYLOR & LAZ ALONSO ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING, NEW MOVIE & MORE!!!

Film director/writer Deon Taylor and actor Laz Alonso from the new movie "TRAFFIK" sat down with me to discuss, the importance of bringing awareness to human...

DEON TAYLOR AND LAZ ALONSO SHARE ON ‘TRAFFIK’ AND THE REALITY OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Human Trafficking is a large operation in the United States and across the globe, that to the general public may be invisible. In fact,...

Omar Epps Talks “Refreshing” ‘Traffik’ Collaboration With Deon Taylor

Paula Patton and Omar Epps topline Traffik, a film about a couple (Patton, Epps) who are hanging on to dear life thanks to a violent biker gang that houses...
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“Traffik” deals with a vey tough subject in a very entertaining way

In the thriller “Traffik” Paula Patton is a newspaper journalist who stumbles upon a sex trafficking ring. Patton talks with FOX4’s Shawn Edwards about...

“Traffik” marks big screen return for leading man Epps

By Andrew Shearer The release of “Traffik” this weekend doesn’t just mark the return of everyman Omar Epps to the kind of big screen leading roles...
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Human trafficking is the backdrop of “Traffik” starring Roselyn Sanchez

Roselyn Sanchez talks with FOX4’s Shawn Edwards about the thriller “Traffik.” The movie deals with the issue of human trafficking an issue Sanchez says...
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Paula Patton Talks New Thriller Movie ‘Traffik’ – Good Day LA

Paula Patton joined us on Good Day LA to talk about the new thriller she produced and stars in called "Traffik." She and Omar...
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Paula Patton Talks New Movie ‘Traffik’ – ET Canada

Actress Paula Patton chats about the importance of her character, Brea, and her relationship with John (Omar Epps) in the new film “Traffik” and...

Paula Patton takes charge as producer and star of sex trafficking thriller ‘Traffik’

In one haunting moment from Liongate’s “Traffik,” opening Friday, a young woman is drugged and loaded into a waiting truck by sex traffickers after...

MOVIE REVIEW: If not enjoyable, ‘Traffik’ packs an emotional punch

TRAFFIK (R) 3 out of 4 stars The second human trafficking movie of the week, “Traffik” is less subtle and not quite as focused as “You Were...

‘Traffik’ (2018): A Tragic Narrative about Sex Trafficking

'Traffik' is a film that surrounds the topic of sex trafficking. This is not to be confused with the Oscar-winning Steven Soderberg film 'Traffic'...
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Deon Taylor’s “Traffik” was inspired by scary email – Hot Topics (Atlanta)

Writer director Deon Taylor says the premise for his latest movie “Traffik” was inspired after he received an email from his daughter’s school in...

DEON TAYLOR ON THE CINEMATIC AND REAL-LIFE INSPIRATIONS BEHIND ‘TRAFFIK’

e all love a good scare. Stepping into a dark theater, anticipating the sudden jumps and the resulting nightmares of Freddy Krueger or Michael...

Exclusive: Paula Patton Talks Traffik

Posted by Wilson Morales Currently in theaters from CodeBlack is their new thriller, ‘TRAFFIK‘, starring Paula Patton, Omar Epps, Roselyn Sanchez, Laz Alonso, Luke Goss, William Fichtner,...
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Black Tomatoes Ep. 9- Traffik

I Feel Pretty Backlash, Scarface Returns at Tribeca, Deon Taylor’s Traffik – Black Tomatoes Ep. 9 Today on Black Tomatoes, Carla Renata is joined by...

INTERVIEW: OMAR EPPS TALKS NEW FILM ‘TRAFFIK’ AND WHY HE RESPECTS RYAN COOGLER SO...

BY ANGELA WILSON Omar Epps is the epitome of Hollywood longevity. Decades invested into entertainment, Epps is not only a household name, but a driving force. His...

#UPFRONT FEAT. CASTS FROM ‘BLINDSPOTTING,’ ‘TRAFFIK’ AND ATL INFLUENCERS

This week’s edition of UPFRONT features actor Daveed Diggs from the new film Blindspotting. The former Hamilton star was in town recently for the Atlanta Film Festival and more. UPFRONT also caught up...

LAZ ALONSO TALKS HIS NEW FILM “TRAFFIK” AND HOW IT POWERFULLY MIRRORS SOCIETY

 ANGELA WILSON APRIL 20, 2018 Actor Laz Alonso reunites with Paula Patton from their 2011 film, Jumping the Broom, where the pair top billed the romantic flick of two polar opposite...

Stopping TRAFFIK: 1on1 with Deon Taylor (writer/director, TRAFFIK)

APRIL 20, 2018 BY STEVE NORTON In his latest film, Traffik, writer/director Deon Taylor tells the story of Brea (Paula Patton), a struggling journalist looking for a big...

Traffik: Blinded by the Light

Written and directed by Deon Taylor, Traffik tells the story of Brea (Paula Patton), a struggling journalist looking for a big story. When she and her...

Interview: “Traffik” Director Deon Taylor on His New Thriller Starring Omar Epps and Paula...

Deon Taylor is a filmmaker who has created an interesting niche for himself as a director, having made movies in relative obscurity for ten...
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Paula Patton talks romantic getaway gone wrong in new thriller ‘Traffik’

Paula Patton’s romantic weekend getaway turns into a fight for her life in the new movie “Traffik.” And there’s nothing worse than a vacation...

Paula Patton on Producing ‘Traffik’ and the ‘Great Possibilities’ for Women Behind the Camera...

"The world blew up last year and the truth was revealed," Paula Patton tells ET, describing how Hollywood has changed since allegations of sexual...
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