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Dee Rees and the cast of  the highly anticipated Netflix film ‘Mudbound’ comment on the links between the movie and contemporary culture and how audiences can put the film in context with the world around them:  ““It exposes race as an economic construct and exposes the fact that we’re all interconnected not just to each […]

At an event for Deadline.com, ‘Mudbound’ director Dee Rees reminisces on the beginning stages of film’s development and the importance of its message in relation to today’s world:  ““To the chagrin of my agent, usually I hate everything I read,” Dee Rees told the audience at Deadline’s The Contenders event, which might explain why the director has maintained a […]

‘Mudbound’ director Dee Rees receives another directing opportunity as she has been appointed to direct an upcoming film dealing with the Equal Rights Amendment entitled ‘An Uncivil War’: “FilmNation Entertainment has set Mudbound director Dee Rees to next helm An Uncivil War, a drama that will begin production early next year. Rees’ Mudbound was acquired by Netflix after its Sundance premiere for $12.5 […]

Screenwriter and director Dee Rees is tackling a new project as she adapts the book “The Last Thing He Wanted” for the big screen: “Mudbound helmer Dee Rees has found her next project. The director will tackle the Joan Didion-penned political thriller The Last Thing He Wanted, which follows a Washington Post journalist thrown unexpectedly into the dangerous world of […]

Netflix recently released the highly anticipated trailer for Dee Rees’ ‘Mudbound’:  “Netflix has officially released the official trailer for Mudbound, and this is a movie that is already gaining Oscar buzz. Co-written and directed by Dee Rees (Bessie), this film is based on the Hillary Jordan novel of the same name and takes place in the […]

Dee Rees and Mary J. Blige discuss all that went into preparing Blige for portraying her character in the recently released Netflix original movie, ‘Mudbound’: “Mary J. Blige spends much of Dee Rees’ southern tragedy Mudbound holding her tongue. As Florence Jackson, the matriarch of a sharecropper family continually bossed around by the white folks who own their land, […]