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Robert Adetuyi

Following his graduation from York University in Toronto, Robert went on to study at Norman Jewison's renowned Canadian Film Centre.

In Los Angeles, he continued his mentorship under Norman Jewison, while developing the screenplay High Chicago for Norman Jewison's Yorktown Productions.

Robert made his feature film directing debut with Turn It Up in 2001, starring Pras, Ja Rule and Jason Statham.

In January 2007, he will see the release of both Code Name: The Cleaner and Stomp The Yard, a dance drama for Sony/Screen Gems. The film stars Meagan Good, Columbus Short, Neo and Chris Brown, and is directed by Sylvain White.

Robert may be the only African-American writer to have two films in wide release in the same month.

He is following up his recent successes with another film for Sony/Screen Gems. The new untitled project is a comedy. He has already completed the screenplay and will direct the film 2007. The film is being produced by Will Packer.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Robert Adetuyi Facts

OccupationDirector, Writer

Selected Filmography

Not available.