CS Video: Director Boots Riley talks Sorry to Bother You
Annapurna Pictures provided ComingSoon.net with the opportunity to interview musician-turned-filmmaker Boots Riley of bands The Coup and Street Sweeper Social Club. Riley talked to us about the many filmic influences behind his upcoming film Sorry to Bother You, and you can watch the interview in the player below!
Set in an alternate present-day version of Oakland, Sorry to Bother You follows telemarketer Cassius Green (Stanfield) who discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe.
The film stars starring Lakeith Stanfield (Get Out, Atlanta) and Tessa Thompson (Annihilation, Thor: Ragnarok), with Armie Hammer (The Social Network, Call Me By Your Name), Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Expendables), Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead, Mayhem), Omari Hardwick (Power, Kick-Ass), Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts), and Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon).
Written and directed by acclaimed musician Boots Riley, his feature film debut is produced by Nina Yang Bongiovi, Forest Whitaker, Charles D. King and George Rush.
Sorry to Bother You will arrive in theaters on July 6.