Netflix has released the official trailer for director Prentice Penny’s upcoming drama film titled Uncorked, featuring Sorry For Your Loss actor Mamoudie Athie’s Elijah as he tries to make a choice between his dream and his family. Also starring Emmy winner Courtney B. Vance and Emmy nominee Niecy Nash, the film will be available for streaming on March 27. Check out the video in the player below!
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In Uncorked, fueled by his love for wine, Elijah enrolls in a course to become a master sommelier, an elite designation given only to a handful who are able to pass its notoriously difficult exam. It’s a dream that upends the expectations of his father, Louis, who insists Elijah take over the popular Memphis barbeque joint that’s been passed down from father to son since its inception. Elijah struggles with the demands of school and a new relationship, while Louis wrestles with the feelings of his son rejecting the family business until a tragedy forces both of them to slow things down.
The film stars Mamoudou Athie (The Front Runner, Jurassic World 3) as Elijah, Niecy Nash (When They See Us) as Sylvia, and Courtney B. Vance (American Crime Story) as Louis. It will also feature Matt McGorry (How to Get Away With Murder), Gil Ozeri (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Kelly Jenrette as Brenda, Sasha Compare as Tanya, Bernard David Jones as JT and Meera Rohit Kumbhani as Leann.
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Uncorked is written and directed by Prentice Penny with Jill Ahrens, Ryan Harris, Jason Michael Bermon, Chris Pollack, Ben Renzo and Datari Turner serving as producers.It is a production by Argent Pictures ans Mandalay Pictures.