Haley, who's also my former boss, made an appearance in Park City, Utah to promote The Birth of a Nation. The slavery drama -- in which Haley portrays the oppressive Raymond Cobb -- was picked up by Fox Searchlight for a Sundance record $17.5 million.
Another connection to the silver and black: San Antonio point guard Tony Parker and former Spurs guard Michael Finley served as the film's producers.
Haley is a San Antonio resident, and operates a local production company.
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[Editor's Note: For those of you who have forgotten (or never got the chance to see it) after Watchmen was first released, PtR ran a parody called WatchSpurs, which was the most popular post we'd ever published at the time. Check it out if you enjoyed the
comic graphic novel or the movie. -- J.R. Wilco