Writer-Director Ryan Coogler Talks FRUITVALE STATION, Bringing Oscar Grant's Story to the Screen and Taking Dramatic License with the Story

Opening this weekend is the indie film Fruitvale Station, inspired by the true-life story of Bay Area native Oscar Grant. Debut feature writer-director Ryan Coogler – who is also from the Bay Area and about the same age Grant would have been – talked to us about his film that landed awards at both Cannes and Sundance. Coogler commented on his decision to bring Grant’s story to the screen, working with cast members who possess varying levels of experience, taking dramatic license on the story and attending the prestigious film festivals. READ MORE...


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