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Robert Townsend has been working on his documentary, Making Of The Five Heartbeats, for years. But now, “it’s finally ready to be born.” The documentary chronicles Townsend’s journey as young black writer/director.

About 10,000 people auditioned to be in the film, including a Hollywood star. Townsend did not want to name the star but he did give a hint, “she’s the star of a successful TNT show.”

The Five Heartbeats documentary premiers in 500 theaters nationwide one night only, August 27. Visit to see where it’s playing near you.

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