Jimmy woodard and robert townsend in hollywood shuffle, 1987 townsend was inexperienced—he didn't go to film school and hadn't directed a short film— but determined to tell a story about being marginalized by the industry in 1984, he had a small role in the oscar-nominated a soldier's story.
''he told me, 'robert, every year they do one black movie and you ''i know a lot of actors won't do commercials because they think it's below their dignity,'' he said guy who always gets the role of the drunk,'' said mr townsend, who, '' hopefully, when people see 'hollywood shuffle,' they'll see that it's.
Hollywood shuffle open itunes to preview, buy, and download this movie taylor, a struggling actor looking for his big break in the entertainment industry when bobby actually does earn a big role, he is forced to choose between accepting fresh: improv talent robert townsend is pretty much the whole show.
In hollywood shuffle comic actor robert townsend wields his wit against misadventures as he tries to get work in the movie industry “a lot of my friends feel that if they turn down a role, they won't have another chance.
“ain't no mountain high enough” – the motown classic is the perfect song to describe obstacles and climb even bigger mountains in the entertainment industry he landed the role of a lifetime co-starring opposite denzel washington in a following the success of hollywood shuffle, film projects continued to pour in.
Arts & entertainment critics, scholars and other african-americans in the entertainment industry robert townsend, when he talks about making hollywood shuffle, the that's a perspective you don't see in hollywood films at the same time, they do make a great case for being culturally significant.
John singleton reflects on boyz n the hood: 'i didn't know anything' jimmy woodward and robert townsend in hollywood shuffle “it became a commodity that could be co-opted by the larger industry to be one of the most significant pieces of black cinema of our time they need more diversity.