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PRINCE OF CATS is the B side to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, played at an eighties block party in an NY where underground sword dueling blossomed alongside hip-hop, punk, disco, and no wave. It’s the story of the minor players with Tybalt at the center. The definitive printing of Ronald Wimberly’s critically acclaimed first work, presented as intended for the first time.

Oscar-winner Spike Lee continues his Brooklyn-based film saga with a feature adaptation of PRINCE OF CATS. Lee, Wimberly, and Selwyn Sefyu Hinds are crafting the screenplay. Janet and Kate Zucker of Zucker Productions are attached to produce with Jon Silk and Ali Mendes overseeing for Legendary.