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Based on an actual school in North Carolina's Bertie County, IN THE HIVE is a movie about the power of love, and it's a gripping reminder that we can all make a difference in a child's life... Even the ones who've been relegated to the discarded heap for far too long.

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Produced and directed by...

Robert Townsend

A passionate visionary and trailblazer, Hollywood Icon, Robert Townsend transcends any medium he touches. Whether he's performing stand up, acting, writing, directing, producing, or running a television network, his magic and versatile talent is undeniable. A Hollywood-pioneer well ahead of his time...

Introducing the cast...

Loretta Devine

Equally at home on stage or on screen, EMMY award-winning actress Loretta Devine has created some of the most memorable roles in theatre, film and television. Devine first captured national attention in the role of Lorrell, one of the three original "Dreamgirls" in Michael Bennett's classic award-winning Broadway musical of the same name.

Vivica A. Fox

Vivica A. Fox started acting professionally after college, first on soap operas, such as "Generations" (1989), "Days of Our Lives" (1965) and "The Young and the Restless" (1973). She played Patti LaBelle's fashion designer daughter, "Charisse Chamberlain", on the NBC-TV series, "Out All Night" (1992). Her first big break was in the film, Independence Day (1996), along with Will Smith.

Jonathan 'Lil J' McDaniel

Long Beach, California's "Lil J", started his career at the very young age of five. He showed signs of natural talent from the very beginning; always exhibiting true charisma and a strong desire to entertain. J's mother recalls him missing on one Saturday morning, only to find him performing in front of the local K-Mart with a bucket to encourage tips, for his rapping and dancing.

Roger Guenveur Smith

An esteemed African-American playwright and actor whose roles almost invariably contend with the politics and dynamics of race (frequent collaborator Spike Lee once famously described him as a "racial cheerleader"), thespian Roger Guenveur Smith grew up in Berkeley and debuted onscreen in the late '80s. Over the ensuing years, Smith cultivated and sustained a reputation for tackling demanding, challenging, and thought-provoking assignments with immense aplomb.

Michael Clarke Duncan

Michael Clarke Duncan's performance as the gentle giant in THE GREEN MILE received massive critical-acclaim. This unforgettable performance has led to a career of diversified roles and worldwide praise. Duncan can next be seen in the upcoming independent films, THE SIBLING, a horror film co-starring Mischa Barton and Devon Sawa, and the sports drama FROM THE ROUGH, starring Taraji P. Henson.

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