You either loved him or hated him. Detroit mayor Coleman
Young's story is slated for the
silver screen. Starting in September, local independent filmmaker will
be putting Coleman Young's life on film. And doing it here in Detroit.
Marc Cayce (pronounced KAY-cee), an independent filmmaker who
produced "Nikita Blues" and "Forbidden Fruits," and who most recently
worked on "Haitian Nights," said that he is in pre-production through
September here for the film that will be a labor of love and will
feature many Detroit actors.
"Coleman Young, to me, was my hero,"
said Cayce, a Redford High School graduate who studied film at the
University of Southern California. He spoke in an interview Sunday at
Plymouth United Church of Christ, one of several churches he is
visiting to find friends and coworkers of the late mayor. "He was
somebody who inspired me. I grew up in the ghettos of Detroit, and he
made me be bigger than what I thought I could be."
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