Weinstein Company Changes ‘Fruitvale’ Title

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fruitvaleThe upcoming hopeful from Ryan Coogler and The Weinstein Company, which received high praise from the Sundance Film Festival, has officially changed its title.  The film, originally called “Fruitvale,” will now be called Fruitvale Station.

The film that tells the story of the true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.  The film stars Michael B. Jordan as Oscar and and also co-stars Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer.

The film is still set to open on July 26, 2013.

You can read Terence’s review from Sundance here.

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