[TRAILER] Atlanta’s Lakeith Stanfield Stars In ‘Sorry to Bother You’
The trailer for musician-filmmaker Boot Riley’s satire Sorry to Bother You has dropped, offering people a look into a crazy movie. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January and is expecting to hit theaters this summer 2018 by Annapuma Pictures.
Atlanta’s Lakeith Stanfield stars as Cassius “Cash” Green, who lives in an alternative version of present-day Oakland. When he gets a job as a telemarketer he begins to move up the corporate ranks when he’s taught how to use his “white voice.” This movie is a mixture of comedy and social commentary, talking issues of corporatism, racism, greed, and much more.
Critics has gave this movie grand admiration, Rotten Tomatoes giving an approval rating of 85% based on 26 reviews and a weighted average of 7/10 on Metacritic. Entertainment Weekly’s Chris Nashawaty called it “the most outlandishly surreal, straight-up WTF movie at this year’s festival, hands down.”
Terry Crews, Steven Yeun, Omari Hardwick, Jermaine Fowler, and Danny Glover also star. Producers are Nina Yang Bongiovi, Forest Whitaker, Charles D. King, and George Rush for Significant Productions, MNM Creative, MACRO, and Cinereach.
Sorry to Bother You will be in theaters July 6.
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