July 29, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the wildly successful debut of
BET PREMIERE CINEMA'S
BEING MARY JANE
, the Network is announcing the world television broadcast premiere of
starring Common and introducing
Michael Rainey Jr.
In addition to original BET-created films,
BET PREMIERE CINEMA
introduces audiences to critically-acclaimed independent films and documentaries – both never-before-seen and those that have completed their theatrical run. Exclusively sponsored by the 2013 Toyota Avalon,
/PT with limited commercial interruption.
Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival,
stars hip-hop icon
New Year's Eve, Hell On Wheels
) and is a dramatic crime thriller that plunges audiences into a world of hope, violence and self-determination. Common plays Vincent, a recent parolee and uncle to
, a timid, orphaned eleven-year old boy from
who dreams of a better life. But Vincent's former life and criminal past soon comes back to haunt them both. Written and directed by
, the film is produced by
Jason Michael Berman
, Datari Turner and
; and co-written by
Michael Rainey Jr., Danny Glover, Charles S. Dutton, Dennis Haysbert, Lonette McKee and Meagan Good
also star in the film.
For more information on
go to the newly designed
home page that now features a fully responsive design across all electronic devices, increased social media integration, a unique & user-friendly video experience and striking visual designs. Viewers can also find show updates on Facebook by liking the fan page at
. Also, join the conversation on Twitter by using hashtag:
About BET Networks
BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in
the United States
and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the
and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.
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