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'Fruitvale Station' a new defining role for Michael B. Jordan
'Fruitvale Station' a new defining role for Michael B. Jordan

At 26, Michael B. Jordan is still recognized for a role he played as a teenager — young drug dealer Wallace on HBO's "The Wire." He's had a fair share of other "troubled black youth" roles since then — on "Friday Night Lights" and "Parenthood" — but none had resonated quite so much as his work on "The Wire." But now, when he's greeted by fans on the street, he's just as likely to be called Oscar as Wallace. That's from his summer film "Fruitvale Station," based on the true story of Oscar Grant III, an unarmed 22-year-old who was fatally shot in the back when he was detained and handcuffed...

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