Nicoye Banks Goes To War In 'Green Zone'

It's not often that a fairly unknown African American actor gets a chance to star in two buzzworthy Hollywood movies that open a week apart. But actor Nicoye Banks is just that guy. The New Orleans native currently stars in "Brooklyn's Finest" and this weekend he enters a war zone (literally) opposite Matt Damon in "Green Zone," a movie about an army unit searching for weapons of mass destruction in the early days of the Iraq war. Banks spoke with ESSENCE.com about why he thinks "Brooklyn's Finest" is a chick flick, and why you might catch him watching "Green Zone" at a theater near you this weekend. Read More: The Men of Brooklyn's FinestWhy Must Black Hollywood Glorify Black Gangsters Tobias Truvillion Gets Grimy in Brooklyn's Finest
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