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Oprah Winfrey partners with Lionsgate for 'Black Friend' with Chris Rock

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Variety reports that Lionsgate is partnering with Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films to acquire the rights to a GQ magazine article entitled “Will You Be My Black Friend?” The article, by Devin Friedman, is about a man’s clumsy attempts to make friends with people of color. The film will be developed as a vehicle for Chris Rock.