Sometimes a movie trailer comes along of which truly makes you excited to see the film — as well as sometimes a trailer like the one for Sorry to Bother You drops, as well as of which’s all you can think about until the movie hits theaters as well as you’re at the first screening.
Atlanta star Lakeith Stanfield stars in This specific mind-bending surreal comedy, set in an alternate type of present-day Oakland, California. Stanfield plays Cassius Green, a man who will be down on his luck before getting hired as a telemarketer.
Cassius works alongside a veteran telemarketer named Langston (Danny Glover), who shares the secret to producing successful calls: “Let me give you a tip. You wanna make some money here? Use your white voice.”
After learning how to perfect his “white voice,” (voiced by David Cross) Cassius enjoys meteoric success at his job as well as quickly becomes a “Power Caller” as well as will be invited to join the highest ranks of the company.
However, he soon stumbles onto the bizarre, macabre as well as enigmatic secrets behind the megacorporation he works for, as well as has to decide if his values as well as beliefs are worth more to him than money — even if of which’s a whole lot of money.
Thor: Ragnarok’s Tessa Thompson stars as Cassius’ girlfriend, Detroit, who doesn’t appreciate his “morally emaciated” personality after becoming a power player, while he falls deeper as well as deeper into a world of dangerous personalities as well as lies, run by an eye-patch clad, mutton-chopped Omari Hardwick as well as a bearded, manic Armie Hammer.
The hotly anticipated quasi-sci-fi comedy will be the directorial debut of rapper Boots Riley, lead vocalist for The Coup, as well as based on his original screenplay. of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January as well as screened at the South by Southwest Film Festival on Monday to critical acclaim.
Sorry to Bother You — also starring Terry Crews, Steven Yeun as well as Jermaine Fowler — hits theaters July 6.