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Omar Tyree’s ‘Flyy Girl’ Gets The Green Light For A Movie Adaptation

Who else is a self proclaimed bookworm for as long as you can remember?  Well then this may appeal to you.  Codeblack Films just announced via a press release that they’ve acquired the rights to a movie adaption of Omar Tyree‘s Flyy Girl trilogy.

 

Omar Tyrees Flyy Girl Omar Tyrees Flyy Girl Gets The Green Light For A Movie Adaptation

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This captivating trilogy is a coming of age story that explores the journey of a young woman  motivated by the material life who plunges into a fast-paced world of gratuitous sex, violence and heartbreak in an attempt to find herself and to assess her goals in life during the modern Hip-Hop era.  The second book in the series, “For the Love of Money” won an NAACP Image Award (2001, Outstanding Book, Fiction).Tyree’s books have been read by over 8 million people worldwide, and have grossed more than $30 million for publishing giant Simon & Schuster. His brand is one of the most talked about in the urban community, and his products can be found in 12 countries.

So who’s excited for this one?  What actors would you like to see involved with the film?

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12 Comments

  1. Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s about freaking time so damn long overdue!!!!!!!!!! I’m so happy right about now :-D

    • Never heard of it, but I’ll order it on Kobo tonight. If I don’t like it, I’ll be sending you the bill Ms. Toni.

      • Haha!!!! You’ll be getting the trilogy then. And I read this as a teen so it may not resonate with me as an adult now but I’d still love to see the movie. But read at your own risk. Lol

  2. yes, i’ll look forward to this and yes i read this trilogy and all of the urban book writers, this would be great for film!!!!

  3. Yayyyyy!!!! I’ll definitely be snatching that off the shelf.. hope its worth the wait!!

  4. cant wait

  5. I used to love this book and love him as an author!

  6. yes i’m excited about this one for sure

  7. Excited!!!

  8. Glad for him

  9. YAY so excited!

  10. cant wait to see

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