cooley-high2. Cooley High PG | 1h 47min | Comedy , Drama , Romance | 5 July 1978 (France) In 1964 on Chicago's Near-North Side, the lives of four carefree high school seniors and best friends, including an aspiring playwright and an all-city basketball champion, takes a tragic turn. Deadline.com reports: Cooley High has been set for a remake at MGM with DeVon Franklin, Common and Tony Krantz partnering on the seminal 1975 coming-of-age drama. Cooley High is pitched as a black American Graffiti, and the description is apt. Seth Rosenfeld will write the script. Remake of the 1975 film written by Eric Monte. Cooley High (1975) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Nov 7, 2018 - Explore lamondmichael's board "Cooley High" on Pinterest. They say there are no original ideas in Hollywood anymore and I’m really starting to agree! The story focused on the characters of Preach ( Glynn Turman ) and Cochise (Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs) as they make their way through teenage life on the south side of Chicago circa 1964. Read full review Cooley High Cast: Who are the actors?. A remake of the 1975 film Cooley High is slated to be produced by rapper Common and helmed by movie studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Finally, the Cooley High script is here for all you quotes spouting fans of the groundbreaking African-American high school movie This script is a transcript that was painstakingly transcribed using the screenplay and/or viewings of Cooley High. 'Cooley High' Remake in the Works at MGM - DeVon Franklin, Common Teaming Up to Produce. Common The Informer, The Kitchen; Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Cooley High? The Steve Krantz production is a heartening comedy-drama about urban Chicago high school youths, written by Eric Monte. See more ideas about African american movies, Michael schultz and Detroit history. Cooley High Remake In The Works, Look Who They Cast In Movie Posted On : July 27, 2016 A memorable 1970s classic film will be making its way back to the big screen in the near future but it’ll definitely have a different spin on it this time around. Seth Rosenfeld will write the script. Furthermore, you don't have to be black to enjoy it immensely. First “Roots” now this! Facebook Twitter April 20 2017 "Cooley High" Director Michael Schultz’s 1975 American International film "Cooley High" is one of those films that seems to be on every “most beloved” black films list. Michael Schultz directed this deeply felt recollection of adolescent life on Chicago's near North Side in 1964. Cooley High was more sentimental than most of its blaxploitation counterparts, with more in common with American Graffiti and The Wanderers than Dolemite and Black Caesar. Published on July 27, 2016 in Cooley High Remake In The Works, Look Who They Cast In Movie Full resolution (1920 × 1080) EXCLUSIVE: Cooley High has been set for a remake at MGM with DeVon Franklin, Common and Tony Krantz partnering on the seminal 1975 coming-of-age drama. Voila!