Harlem In Hollywood In ‘DOPE’ In Theaters Soon (video)

dope is dopeThere is definitely a Harlem imprint on this critical hit and audience favorite out of the Sundance Film Festival, in DOPE, Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT.

A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.

Check out the video:

RELEASE DATE: June 19, 2015

GENRE: Comedy, Drama

RUNNING TIME: 103

MPAA RATING: R for language, drug content, sexuality/nudity, and some violence – all involving teens.


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DISTRIBUTOR: Open Road Films

CAST: Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons, Kimberly Elise, Chanel Iman, Keith Stanfield, Quincy Brown, Blake Anderson, Zoë Kravitz and Harlem’s A$AP Rocky.

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Rick Famuyiwa

PRODUCERS: Forest Whitaker, Nina Yang Bongiovi

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Pharrell Williams, Michael Y. Chow, Rick Famuyiwa, David Lonner

CO-PRODUCERS: Mimi Valdés, Caron Veazey, David Grace

CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Harlem’s Sean Combs

(Left to right) Shameik Moore as Malcolm, Kiersey Clemons as Diggy, and Tony Revolori as Jib.

Photo credits: Rachel Morrison / Distributor: Open Road Films

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