Trailer Park | Cadillac Records

7 11 2008

Two years ago, Beyonce Knowles watched her co-star Jennifer Hudson give a triumphant performance and take home Oscar gold in the musical “Dreamgirls.” In her latest film, Knowles hangs her award hopes playing blues legend Etta James in the upcoming musical drama, “Cadillac Records.

The film which is based on the true story of the rise of 1950’s Chess Records and it’s stable of colorful stars. Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters and James were huge stars of the company that pre-dated Berry Gordy’s influential Motown Records.

Co-starring Jeffrey Wright, Mos Def, Gabrielle Union, Knowles and Adrien Brody, the trailer looks engaging and entertaining. With so few legitimate award hopefuls coming out later this year, “Cadillac Records” could either be a pleasant surprise or just another of the holiday season’s “great pretenders.”

“Cadillac Records” opens in theaters December 5.

Advertisements

Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: