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Hardwick, Gary

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HARDWICK, GARY. Writer, director. He was born the 10th of 12 children in Detroit , Michigan , and is now one of the foremost filmmakers of the hip-hop generation. He majored in English at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor , and received his law degree from Wayne State Law School in Detroit . He worked his way through law school doing stand-up comedy and continued this sideline while practicing law at various corporations and the United States Department of Justice. After writing his first novel, Cold Medina , Hardwick was selected as a Walt Disney Writing Fellow and relocated to California . He worked on the television shows Where I Live, South Central , and In the House , also serving as executive producer. After publication of his first novel in 1996, he followed with two more: Double Dead in 1997, which was bought by Warner Brothers for a feature film; and Supreme Justice , 1998. His first produced screenplay was Trippin’ , 1999, and he made his directorial debut with The Brothers , 2001. Other directing projects include Deliver Us from Eva , 2003, and Radio , 2004. His fourth novel, Color of Justice , was published in 2002.

Filmography: The Brothers , 2001; Deliver Us from Eva , 2003; Radio , 2004; Universal Remote , 2007.

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