|Directed by||Chris Robinson|
|Written by||Miles Orion Feldsott|
|Music by||Siddhartha Khosla|
|Edited by||David Blackburn|
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.
This section needs a plot summary. (June 2019)
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.
- Anthony Anderson as Romelo Reese
- Khalil Everage as August Monroe
- Uzo Aduba as Carla Monroe
- Emayatzy Corinealdi as Vanessa Robinson
- Paul Walter Hauser as Terrence
- Dave East as Mister Ford
- Evan J. Simpson as Laz
- Seandrea "Dreezy" Sledge as Queen Cabrini
- Skye Sparks as Elizabeth
- Ashley Jackson as Niyah
- Ariana Burks as Leshea
- Jeremy Phillips as Vern
- Ahmad N. Ferguson as Boy in Blue
- Brezzy Byrd
- Megan Sousa as Kari
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. The film will include original music from Chicago-based artists, including Young Chop. Costumes Designed by Mercedes Cook.
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