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Nate Parker’s ‘American Skin’ Set For BET+; Debuts Next Week On Tyler Perry Backed Streamer

Nate Parker’s ‘American Skin’ Set For BET+; Debuts Next Week On Tyler Perry Backed Streamer

Exclusive: American Skin is coming to BET+ next week.

The Nate Parker directed, penned and starring drama will debut on the ViacomCBS-owned streaming service on April 15, I have learned.

This move online for American Skin comes after a lucrative Vertical Entertainment distributed run for the Spike Lee executive produced film on PVOD starting January 15. It also follows a chorus of public support for The Birth of a Nation director Parker’s sophomore feature and its critical focus on the criminal justice system and institutional racism from the likes of LeBron James and Selma star David Oyelowo.

A chorus the Tyler Perry and BET-backed BET+ is clearly adding its voice and platform to.

“While BET+ is a platform for promoting Black stories, it’s also a place for championing Black culture and advocating for our community,” said BET+ EVP and General Manager, Devin Griffin today. “When we first learned of the film’s ambitions,

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