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With just a week to go until it arrives on Netflix, the streaming service has debuted a trailer for writer-director Malik Vitthal’s upcoming drama Imperial Dreams which stars John Boyega; take a look below…
A reformed gangster’s devotion to his family and future is put to the test when he’s released from prison and returns to his old stomping grounds in Watts.
Imperial Dreams premieres on Netflix on February 3rd and features a cast that also includes Rotimi Akinosho, Glenn Plummer, Keke Palmer, De’aundre Bonds, Sufe Bradshaw, Jernard Burks, Anika Noni Rose and Maximiliano Hernandez. »
- Amie Cranswick
In the three years since the Sundance Film Festival premiere of Imperial Dreams, life has greatly changed for John Boyega. He’s shot two Star Wars films, he’s in the middle of shooting a Pacific Rim sequel, and worked with James Ponsoldt and Kathryn Bigelow on new features. After being in distribution limbo, Malik Vitthal’s drama will now get a Netflix release next week and they’ve released a new trailer.
The drama is based on a young troubled writer who has to struggle in the imperial courts projects while single handedly raising his son. Considering we missed it back at Sundance, where it won an Audience Award in its Next section, we’re looking forward to checking it out next week.
Filmed on location in the Imperial Courts projects outside Los Angeles, »
- Leonard Pearce
2 items from 2017
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