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Couching the Coach Carter

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Autograph hounds may be eager to brave the gray skies and go to the Grauman Chinese Theater on January 13th in order to get the signatures of Samuel L. Jackson, Thomas Carter, Ashanti, Robert Ri'Chard, Rick Gonzalez,Rob Brown, Nana Gbewonyo, Channing Tatum, Antwon Tanner, Texas Battle and the actual Coach Ken Carter along with the usual suspects who populate "Black Hollywood" as they attend the film premiere of Paramount's "Coach Carter," directed by Thomas Carter (gee, what a coincidence!).Arrivals begin at 6 PM
Show starts at 7 PM

See you on the barricades! If you spot a "freakishly happy" Quentin Tarentino, send us the pics and we'll post 'em.