Diversity at Sundance Doesn't Carry Over to Hollywood

One of the most buzzed-about movies at this year's Sundance Film Festival is Dope, a coming-of-age story about three outcasts in the inner city. Written and directed by Rick Famuyiwa and featuring a diverse cast of actors, the film spawned a bidding war before domestic and international distributions rights were snapped up late Monday. But when Famuyiwa and his producing partners, including Forest Whitaker and Pharrell Williams, initially shopped the film around to Hollywood studios, no one bit.
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