Two men who rarely give interviews with media are Billy Dee Williams and more reclusive Spike Lee. Both men were honored at Indiana Black Expo’s Corporate Luncheon. I was privileged to be the only Indianapolis media person to have sit down one-on-one interviews with each. The director of such movie classics as She’s Got To have It, School Daze, Malcolm X, Jungle Fever, Bamboozled and Inside Man, Spike Lee has finished a new movie, Oldboys, that is a remake or in Lee’s words a “reinterpretation” of a legendary movie by famed Korean director Park Chang Wook. The movie stars Josh Brolin and Samuel L. Jackson and opens in the fall. I also talked with Spike about the Trayvon Martin situation, movies in general and with Spike I had to ask a little basketball. But not NBA basketball, college, particularly the Big East Conference where Butler University will now compete. Billy Dee Williams has been identified with great roles in Mahogany, Lady Sings the Blues, Nighthawks, Brian’s Song, numerous TV series appearances and of course as Lando Calrissian in Star Wars:The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. But what many don’t know about Billy Dee Williams is that he’s an accomplished painter with his works shown at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, the Schomberg Museum in New York and other top galleries around the world. Hear my Interview with these two screen legends. Click Arrow To Hear My Interview With Spike Lee. Runs 7 Minutes. Click Arrow To Hear My Interview With Billy Dee Williams. Runs 4 Minutes. ©2013 WTLC/Radio One.