There Is No Such Thing (2012)
US Box Office Gross: $58,408,652
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Written and Directed by: Woody Allen
Starring: Aubrey Graham and Emma Stone
Plot: In an attempt to cure writer’s block, a successful New York-based author visits his hometown of Atlanta, GA in an attempt to strike inspiration. He meets a graduate student at Emory University named Serenity (Emma Stone) who becomes his muse.
Trivia: Graham earns the distinction of being the first African-American to star in a Woody Allen film. When asked by The Hollywood Reporter why he chose Graham for the role, Allen says, "He's a Jew and he's black. It's the Super Bowl of ancestry misfortune."
Noteworthy Awards: Academy Awards Best Original Screenplay Nominee, Best Actor Musical or Comedy, and Actress Golden Globes