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Spike Lee Filmmaker's 'Chi-Raq' will be Amazon Studios' first original movie

The upcoming 'Chi-Raq' will star Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, and Samuel L. Jackson.

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Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq' will be Amazon's first original film play

Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq' will be Amazon's first original film

Amazon has announced that it would be kicking off its plans for original films with Spike Lee’s next major movie, 'Chi-Raq.'

Starring Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, and Samuel L. Jackson, the upcoming film "will shed light on the serious, but often overlooked issue of violence in inner cityChicago.”

“Spike Lee is one of the most distinct and visionary filmmakers of our time. It would be impossible to find a better filmmaker with whom to launch our studio,” said Ted Hope, heads of Amazon’s motion picture production.

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“I’m honored to be part of the film that will launch Amazon Studios and to tell a story that is so important.

Please don’t be fooled by the title of Chi-Raq, this new Spike Lee joint will be something very special. We have assembled a stellar cast.” - Spike said.

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