WHO’S IN IT?
Trevor Jackson (A Beautiful Soul), Jason Mitchell (Straight Outta Compton), Michael K. Williams (Inherent Vice), Jennifer Morrison (Warrior), Jacob Ming-Trent (film debut), Andrea Londo (film debut), Angel Love (film debut), Esai Morales (Fast Food Nation), Terayle Hill (No Regrets), Kaalan Walker (Kings), Allen Maldonado (The Ugly Truth), Al-Jaleel Knox (Fist Fight), Rick Ross (Days of Wrath), Big Boi (Idlewild), Lecrae (Believe Me), Big Bank Black (Birds of a Feather), Dawntavia Bullard (Born & Raised), Zaytoven (Weed Man), Kia Shine (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Director X (Across The Line), director; Alex Tse (Watchmen), writer; Future (film debut), Palak Patel (Sabotage) and Joel Silver (Sherlock Holmes), producers; Josh Atchley (The Outside), composer; Amir Mokri (Man of Steel), cinematographer; Ann-Carolin Biesenbach (The Titan), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Youngblood Priest (Jackson), an Atlanta drug dealer, decides to leave the business before he or anyone he holds close gets killed. However, he must first complete a final job, as well as deal with rival gangs, betrayed suppliers, corrupt police, and a Mexican drug cartel…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Based on the classic Blaxploitation movie from the early 1970s, this version of Superfly updates the story to reflect today’s troubling times for minorities, while also retaining the original’s smooth and sensual charm.