Spike Lee Wants to Bring DO THE RIGHT THING to Broadway
According to Hollywood.com, Spike Lee, who directed Undisputed Truth that opened last week at the Longacre Theatre, wants to bring 'Do the Right Thing' to Broadway next. Lee revealed that he is "talking to Sir James Nederlander about it."
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Emmy Award winning director, producer, writer and actor Spike Lee has been nominated for two Academy Awards. His films include Do The Right Thing and the documentary 4 Little Girls.
Do the Right Thing is a 1989 American drama film produced, written, and directed by Lee, who is also a featured actor in the film. Other members of the cast include Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Bill Nunn, and John Turturro. It is also notably the feature film debut of Martin Lawrence and Rosie Perez. The movie tells the story of a neighborhood's simmering racial tension, which comes to a head and culminates in tragedy on the hottest day of the summer.
The film was a commercial success and received numerous accolades and awards, including an Academy Award nomination for Lee for Best Original Screenplay and one for Best Supporting Actor for Aiello's portrayal of Sal the pizzeria owner.