First Look: Common Stars in ‘LUV’

Michael Rainey Jr. and Common

Following appearances in “Happy Feet Two” and the AMC TV series “Hell on Wheels,” Common takes on his most challenging role yet in Sheldon Candis’ drama LUV, which makes its debut at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. The rapper-turned-actor stars alongside Michael Rainey Jr., Dennis Haysbert, Danny Glover, and Charles S. Dutton in the story of an 11-year-old orphan who discovers unpleasant truths about his uncle. Get a first look below.

[The Hollywood Reporter]

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12 Comments

  1. Lauryn

    Mos Def – Common – Andre 3000 & Ice Cube Are The Only Rapper’s Who Can Act!

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    WatchTheThrone Reply:

    @Lauryn, You’re forgetting eminem and snoop dogg

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    Lauryn Reply:

    @WatchTheThrone, Name Me The Episode’s or Movies! Entourage For Em Was Terrible!!!

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    Faith Reply:

    @Lauryn, Will Smith.

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  2. James

    Common is really good. Pay attention to his eyes. That was really convincing.

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  3. illerbrown

    wow

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  4. nicegirl

    Yes!! Great actor as well as rapper. Love Common!

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  6. chris

    he killed it in this emotional sneak peak appearance,common,s a good actor

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  7. MK

    this premiered today and it appears it was a success! Yay!! I’m so happy Com stepped up his acting game!

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  9. Nathan

    I agree that Diamond IS the YOUNGEST & HOTTEST female rapepr in the GAME right now. i CANT WAIT until Diamond becomes a BRAND & we start seeing her everywhere (like Nicki is now)!!!!!!! more tv appearances, more magazines & websites maybe a REALITY SHOW!!!!!!! that would be AWESOME . love you Diamond!!!! your fans wish you all the SUCCESS in the WORLD!!!!!!!!!!

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