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‘Precious’ sequel to hit bookshelves

HollywoodNews.com: There is a sequel to “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire.”

Not in film form yet, but definitely in book. The author whose real name is Ramona Lofton sold “The Kid” to Penguin Press.

The New York Observer and the Hollywood Reporter had the news.

In “The Kid,” Precious’ son deals with manhood, “alone, brutalized and with the soul of an artist” per the latter trade. At the end of the first book, we learn that Precious mothers a second child and contracts AIDS.

“Precious” was a dynamo during award season last year, garnering Oscar wins for Mo’Nique who played an abusive mother and screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher. Gabourey Sibibe who played the down on her luck title character was nominated for a best actress Oscar. Meanwhile, pop diva Mariah Carey turned heads with her method dramatic skills as a blunt social worker.

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