Monday, June 24, 2019

Season Butler's "Cygnet," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: Cygnet: A Novel by Season Butler.

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Amandla Stenberg is The Kid. No question. I’m a great admirer of Stenberg as a thinker and activist as well as a performer, so she would be the ideal embodiment of an intersectional protagonist.

Cygnet’s flashback scenes would be irresistible with Donald Glover and Lupita Nyong'o as The Kid’s parents, and Nichelle Nichols (the original Star Trek’s Commander Uhura) as Lolly.

Oprah Winfrey would bring wise-woman realness to the role of Rose. This might be controversial, but I can see Mrs Tyburn played by Dolly Parton in conservative drag. If...[read on]
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My Book, The Movie: Cygnet.

--Marshal Zeringue