SUNDANCE FAVE 'DOPE' HITS THEATERS JUNE 19

A 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.

 

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. DISTRIBUTOR: Open Road Films

 

CAST: Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons, Kimberly Elise, Chanel Iman, Keith Stanfield, Quincy Brown, Blake Anderson, Zoë Kravitz and 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: Sean Combs

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