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Undercover Brother Feature Gains Star & Director

Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have secured a star and director for the UNDERCOVER BROTHER feature. Based off the cartoon series, the live-action film will star Eddie Griffin (MOD SQUAD) and Malcolm Lee (BEST MEN) will direct. The UNDERCOVER BROTHER Webseries was one of the first Webtoons to make the jump to film. John Ridley (THREE KINGS) signed a US$2 million deal to pen and executive produce the feature adaptation. The story follows Undercover Brother and his exploits for the secret organization the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., which fights to overcome oppression from the establishment namely "The Man!"

Read more about the site that spawned UNDERCOVER BROTHER and other great Webtoons in Animation World Magazine's Urban Entertainment profile.

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