A Black Cowboy Opera


The bounty hunter film, They Die By Dawn, is “set in 1890 with every single black actor in Hollywood, swagged out cowboy style,” says Jeymes Samuel, the frontman for the hip-hop collective the Bullits.

In the cast is top-shelf talent: Rosario Dawson, Idris Elba, Giancarlo Esposito and Michael K. Williams. The Spaghetti Western was shot at the Melody Ranch in Santa Clarita, California, where Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained is also being filmed.

Related Posts

  • black-bart-blog

    Charles E. Boles aka Black Bart was a nattily-dressed gentleman who lived quietly in San…

  • cowboy

    To the Arizona cowboy, language has always meant imaginative mangling. Something isn’t just loud, it’s…

  • During the growing Civil Rights movement of the 1960s such publications as Philip Durham and…