A year ago, writer-director Rick Famuyiwa was struggling to find financing for his film after studios in Hollywood passed on it. Now, he’s sitting in a restaurant at Cannes riding the sensation of “Dope,” his comic Los Angeles coming-of-age tale that sparked a bidding war this year at the Sundance Film Festival.
It must be square grouper season in the Atlantic Ocean. Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, along with other law enforcement agencies, have been searching for bales of marijuana that have been floating in the Atlantic.
It wasn’t a whale or a manatee that washed ashore a Broward beach Friday morning but a handful of square groupers.