Idlewild Movie

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2006 | R | Drama Musical

Set amidst the backdrop of a 1930s southern speakeasy, the film follows two characters, Percival (Andre Benjamin), the club's piano player, and Rooster (Antwan Patton), the club's lead performer and m... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

Idlewild release date was Friday, August 25, 2006.

On DVD

Tuesday, December 5, 2006

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Directed by

Bryan Barber

Screenwriter

Jeff Whitty

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Rating MPAA

R for violence, sexuality, nudity and language

Storyline

Set amidst the backdrop of a 1930s southern speakeasy, the film follows two characters, Percival (Andre Benjamin), the club's piano player, and Rooster (Antwan Patton), the club's lead performer and manager, through intersecting stories of love and ambition.

Trivia & Production Notes

    • "Seeing a very rough cut of this film was an incredibly exciting experience," announced Adam Fogelson, President, Universal Pictures Marketing and Eddie Egan, Co-President, Universal Pictures Marketing. "We very much wanted to be part of bringing this film to a wide audience, and we're delighted to be partnering with HBO Films and Charles Roven."
    • The film's soundtrack will feature all new songs by OutKast and will be released on LaFace/Zomba Label Group in the fourth quarter of 2005.
    • The dance sequences are choreographed by legendary performer and three-time Tony winner Hinton Battle.

Also Known As

  • Untitled Outkast Musical Project

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