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‘Dope’ Trailer

Dope

It’s been a while since we’ve had a good Black coming of age film. Well, Dope is angling to fill that void. It reminds of the classic, The WoodCheck out the synopsis and trailer below and get ready for the hijinks of these teenagers.

Synopsis:

Malcolm is a geek, carefully surviving life in The Bottoms, a tough neighborhood in Inglewood, CA filled gangsters and drugs dealers, while juggling his senior year of college applications, interviews and the SAT. His dream is to attend Harvard. A chance invitation to a big underground party leads Malcolm and his friends into a, only in Los Angeles, gritty adventure filed with offbeat characters and bad choices. If Malcolm can persevere, he’ll go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.

Cast:

Shameik Moore – Malcolm

Kiersey Clemons – Diggy

Tony Revolori – Jib

Zoë Kravitz – Nakia

A$AP Rocky – Dom

Blake Anderson – Will

Keith Stanfield – Bug

Rick Fox – Councilman Blackmon

Kimberly Elise – Lisa Hayes

Forest Whitaker – Narrator

Crew:

Director/Writer – Rick Famuyiwa

Producer – Forest Whitaker

Dope is set to be released June 19, 2015. Tickets are available here.

James

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