Codeblack Films Acquires The Film Rights To Omar Tyree’s Flyy Girl Book Trilogy

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    Codeblack Films, a Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) company, has acquired the rights to the popular Flyy Girl book trilogy written by New York Times bestselling author Omar Tyree.

    This captivating trilogy is a coming of age story that explores the journey of a young woman motivated by the material life who plunges into a fast-paced world of gratuitous sex, violence and heartbreak in an attempt to find herself and to assess her goals in life during the modern Hip-Hop era. The second book in the series, “For the Love of Money” won an NAACP Image Award (2001, Outstanding Book, Fiction).

    Tyree’s books have been read by over 8 million people worldwide, and have grossed more than $30 million for publishing giant Simon & Schuster. His brand is one of the most talked about in the urban community, and his products can be found in 12 countries.

    Read more http://www.michronicleonline.com/index.php/entertainment-original/13397-codeblack-films-acquires-the-film-rights-to-omar-tyree-s-flyy-girl-book-trilogy

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