Spike Lee's "Miracle at St. Anna" New York Premiere

Spike Lee's "Miracle at St. Anna" New York Premiere
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 22, 2008

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Spike Lee’s new film “Miracle at St. Anna” brings to life the story of four Black soldiers in Italy during World War II. Lee joins the crowd at the movie’s New York premiere.

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Actor Michael Ealy stars as Sergeant Bishop Cummings in the film, the bad boy of his crew.

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Laz Alonso shares a laugh while discussing the film. He plays Corporal Hector Negron, a soldier with a long held secret.

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Derek Luke brings to life Sergeant Aubrey Stamps in the film. His wife Sarah joined him on the red carpet.

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Omar Benson Miller discusses his role as Private First Class Sam Train, a child-like soldier who befriends a lost Italian boy in the movie.

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The film brings to life the novel written by James McBride.

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Kerry Washington enjoys her second September film release, as “Miracle on St. Anna” opens a week after “Lakeview Terrace.” In her latest Spike Lee joint, she plays assertive attorney Zana Wilder.

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Actor Michael Williams became a famous face as a soldier of the streets on “The Wire” and plays an army recruit in the movie.

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Trumpet player and international movie composer Terence Blanchard scored the film, which features more than 140 minutes of music.

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Model and actress Ya Ya DeCosta is aglow on the red carpet with an elegant bun.

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Actor John Leguizamo gives ESSENCE.TV the scoop on his role as Enrico.

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Producer and rapper Swizz Beatz makes his way inside the premiere.

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Newcomer Omari Hardwick discusses the experience of playing a WWII commander in the film.

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Lee takes talks about his legendary career and his latest cinematic project.

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“Miracle at St. Anna” hits theaters on Friday, September 26th.

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