Beats (film)

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Beats
Directed byChris Robinson
Produced by
Written byMiles Orion Feldsott
Starring
Music bySiddhartha Khosla
CinematographyJoshua Reis
Edited byDavid Blackburn
Production
company
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • June 19, 2019 (2019-06-19) (United States)
Running time
110 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Beats is an American coming-of-age-drama television film directed by Chris Robinson from a screenplay by Miles Orion Feldsott. The film stars Anthony Anderson, Khalil Everage, Uzo Aduba, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Paul Walter Hauser, Dave East, Ashley Jackson, Evan J. Simpson, and Dreezy.

It has received positive reviews.

Plot[edit]

A reclusive, teenage music prodigy forms an unlikely friendship with a struggling producer. United by their mutual love of hip-hop, they try to free each other from the demons of their past and break into the city's music scene.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In June 2018, it was announced Beats, a film to be directed by Chris Robinson from an original screenplay by Miles Orion Feldsotta, with Anthony Anderson and newcomer Khalil Everage starring.[1] The film will include original music from Chicago-based artists, including Young Chop.[2] Costumes Designed by Mercedes Cook.

Principal photography began in June 2018 in Chicago.[2][3]

Release[edit]

It was released on the streaming service Netflix on June 19, 2019.[4]

Reception[edit]

It currently holds a 100% on review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes based on seven critic reviews. Audience scores are less favorable.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NETFLIX STARTS PRODUCTION ON "BEATS" STARRING ANTHONY ANDERSON". Netflix Media Center.
  2. ^ a b Hipes, Patrick (June 8, 2018). "Anthony Anderson To Star In Netflix's Chicago Hip-Hop Pic 'Beats'". Retrieved June 12, 2018.
  3. ^ "Anthony Anderson working on 'Beats' film in Chicago". UPI.
  4. ^ "Beats". Netflix. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  5. ^ "Beats (2019)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. 2019. Retrieved July 12, 2019.

External links[edit]

The movie