A few days after the announcement that the community would receive the Peacock Reunion movie, one of the show's stars, Turkey King Yvette Nicole Brown, wrote a public statement asking citizens of the US state of Georgia to check their voters. Enrollment status after thousands. They were challenged or removed from the voter list. Clean follows Gov. Brian Kemp's initiative to crack down on voter fraud by allowing any Georgian to question someone's ability to vote. In "The Avenger, " an ad campaign by investigative reporter Greg Palast, Brown tells the story of two men who used the new system to compete for the votes of 36,000 Georgians. He and Palast previously collaborated on the 2020 short film The Voice.
Star Wars and Marvel star Rosario Dawson will narrate Vigilante , which questions the morality and legality of Kemp's efforts to limit voting rights. It takes its name from the two aforementioned "voters" who portray Doc Holliday during interviews in the film.
"I read Greg's book about what we can do to keep our voices," Brown told ComicBook.com in 2020. “And this year he reached out and said, 'Do you want me to cut it?' And I said yes, and he said, "Do you want to tell me?" he said, and I said "definitely". It is very important that everyone knows that it is their right to vote, news is seen as a privilege or someone is giving us a gift. But no, it's true. So I wanted to get involved and do it. I am sure that he is fighting for his rights and they have the same government."
"Yvette and Rosario were incredible, lending not only their voices, but their time and energy," Palast told ComicBook.com. "Yvette, a favorite character from one of our community's favorite shows, always said, 'She's cute.'
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Palast and his nonprofit, the Palast Research Foundation, have produced documentaries and written books and comics on topics ranging from Hurricane Katrina to Hugo Chavez. Since 2001, Palast has focused on voting rights and how the Republican and Democratic parties work to disenfranchise voters they see as threats.
"Working with Rosario is a dream come true because she's so passionate and incredibly talented," director David Ambrose told us. “His voice brought life and energy to the film. This year we did another PSA with Yvette Nicole Brown to raise awareness in Georgia and make sure their voices are not questioned or washed away. He is very passionate about preaching. The right to vote is inspiring. I speak with authority Yvette and I know people will listen. We are so grateful to be working with such talented and generous women to bring this message to a wider audience and expose the tactics of voice suppression.”
The notices will be displayed in several cities starting today in Atlanta and continuing through next week. It will be available digitally here. You can check if there's a screening near you on the show's website, where you can pre-order a signed DVD of the film if you'd like.