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Idlewild Details

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OutKast duo André "Andre 3000" Benjamin and Antwan Andre "Big Boi" Patton star as two Prohibition-era performers determined to fend off the vicious gangsters currently attempting to gain a stake in the pair's lucrative club in this musical drama directed by longtime collaborator Bryan Barber and featuring choreography by three-time Tony award winner Hinton Battle. In the 1930s, Idlewild was the hottest speakeasy in the South thanks to the impressive showmanship of flamboyant manager/lead performer Rooster (Patton) and the notable talents of introverted pianist Percival (Benjamin). Everything changes, however, when a powerful gangster and his ruthless henchmen move in on the scene with every intention of landing a healthy portion of the club's considerable profits. Ving Rhames, Terrence Howard, Faizon Love, Patti LaBelle, Macy Gray, Ben Vereen, and Cicely Tyson co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:August 25, 2006

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Black Reel Awards OutKast Best Song 2006 Nominee
Black Reel Awards Bryan Barber Best Director 2006 Nominee
Black Reel Awards Bryan Barber Best Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Black Reel Awards Antwan Andre Patton Best Original Score 2006 Nominee

Cast

André Benjamin
as Percival
Antwan Andre Patton
as Rooster
Paula Patton
as Angel
Terrence Howard
as Trumpy
Faizon Love
as Ace
Malinda Williams
as Zora
Cicely Tyson
as Mother Hopkins
Macy Gray
as Taffy
Ben Vereen
as Percy Senior
Paula Jai Parker
as Rose
Bobb'e J. Thompson
as Young Rooster
Patti LaBelle
as The Real Angel Davenport
Ving Rhames
as Spats
Jackie Long
as Monk
Oscar Dillon
as Bobo
Jalil Lynch
as Cliff
Bruce Bruce
as Nathan
Bre'wan Waddell
as Young Percival
China Anderson
as Rooster's Daughter
Isis Faust
as Rooster's Daughter
Kyra Freeman
as Rooster's Daughter
Kabrina Truesdale
as Rooster's Daughter
Bryan Barber
as Photographer
Cali Casino
as Stagehand
Lillian Jones
as Stiffed Whore
Lakesha Lee
as Wailing Mourner
Charlie Lucas
as Cap
Bill Nunn
as GW
Afemo Omilami
as Walter
Liwaza Green
as Fine Woman
Karen Dyer
as Eva the Fire Diva
Annalisia Simone
as Honey Bun
Autavia Bailey
as Coco
Kenna Morris
as Sandi
Stephanie Moseley
as China
Debra Killings
as Singing Voice of Angel
Quinn Bass
as Swop Dancer
Torya Beard
as Swop Dancer
Jennifer Edmonds
as Swop Dancer
Ryan Francois
as Swop Dancer
Edgar Godineaux, Jr.
as Swop Dancer
Terrance Harrison
as Swop Dancer
Janice Lorraine
as Swop Dancer
Marielys Molina
as Swop Dancer
Adesola Osakalumi
as Swop Dancer
Danielle Polanco
as Swop Dancer
Carlos Sierra
as Swop Dancer
Ivan "Flipz" Velez
as Swop Dancer
Nadine Ellis
as Church Dancer
Elton Laron
as Church Dancer
Tracie Burton
as Church Dancer
Ayesha Orange
as Church Dancer
Josette Wiggan
as Church Dancer
Victoria Parsons
as Church Dancer
Dannon Bryant
as Church Dancer

Crew

Bryan Barber
Director
Robert Guralnick
Producer
Charles Roven
Producer
Bryan Barber
Screenwriter
Pascal Rabaud
Cinematographer
André Benjamin
Musical Direction/Supervision
Antwan Andre Patton
Musical Direction/Supervision
OutKast
Featured Music
John Debney
Composer (Music Score)
Anne Goursaud
Editor
Charles Breen
Production Designer
Gary Diamond
Art Director
Bryan Barber
Co-producer
Erika Conner
Co-producer
Michael "Blue" Williams
Co-producer
André Benjamin
Co-producer
Antwan Andre Patton
Co-producer
William Green
Executive Producer
Scott Macaulay
Executive Producer
Robin O'Hara
Executive Producer
Kevin Hardison
Set Designer
Cosmas Demetriou
Set Designer
Shawn Barton
Costume Designer
Marthe Pineau
Set Decorator
David Kelson
Sound/Sound Designer
Cameron Frankley
Sound/Sound Designer
Steve Danton
First Assistant Director
Jonathan Starch
First Assistant Director
Evyen Klean
Consultant/advisor
Cameron Frankley
Supervisor/Manager
Paul Varrieur
Camera Operator
Joe D'Alessandro
Camera Operator
Hinton Battle
Choreography
Suzanne Smith
Casting
Kerry Barden
Casting
Marty Cherrix
Casting
Carl Rudisill
Sound Mixer
Billy Hopkins
Casting
Dawn Darfus
Production Accountant
Ron Bartlett
Re-Recording Mixer
Elad Offer
Title Design
Peter Crosman
Visual Effects Supervisor
Linda Clark-Thompson
Hair Styles
Joan Shay
Hair Styles
B.J. Rogers Meddings
Costumes Supervisor
Yvette Shelton
Key Hairstylist
Eleanor Nichols
Production Coordinator
Rebecca Schwedner
Key Make-up
Arturo Sandoval
Musical Performer
Jeffrey Schlatter
Construction Coordinator
Jennifer Opresnick
Script Supervisor
Lisa Rodgers
Post Production Supervisor
Veronica Lorenz
Key Make-up
Nini Rogan
Script Supervisor
Nini Rogan
Second Unit Director Of Photography
Terry Ham
Second Assistant Director
Jacques Jouffret
Steadicam Operator
Don Bixby
Gaffer
Kimberly Rach
Line Producer
Neal Norton
Steadicam Operator
Barbara D'Alessandro
Second Assistant Director
Scott Buckwald
Properties Master
Stephen J. Lim
Unit Production Manager
Robin O'Hara
Unit Production Manager
John Debney
Conductor
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