UK-based Talking Drum Entertainment (a company who’s stated mission is to develop and distribute black films and
TV content) has announced its first slate of feature films, launching with what it describes as a high concept romantic drama titled “Immoral Dilemma,” which wrestles with complex social and ethical issues, and is set for release in 2015.
Law,” and “Model Affair,” another romantic drama.
always lived by the mantra Content is King in this business and over the years the black film
segment has become one of the fastest growing sectors of the film industry but has suffered
from a lack of top quality content necessary to satisfy our global audience and exploit the
commercial opportunities available and we want to rectify that imbalance,” said Talking Drum Entertainment CEO Moses Babatope.
Lead producer Dapo Oshiyemi adds, “It’s great to have films like 12 Years a Slave
($188m), The Butler ($177m) and Think like a Man ($96m) come through, but they all
seem to be coming from one source, and that’s the USA, but the black experience is not just
about African Americans, so it’s vital that Africa and the UK start to contribute to making
films of this quality, considering the fact that there are so many exciting stories from these.
For additional information visit www.talkingdrum-entertainment.com.