The American drama film Charm City Kings is around the corner, and fans can’t wait to see what the award-winning movie offers. Directed by Angel Manuel Soto, the movie was written by Sherman Payne, while Kirk Sullivan worked on its storyline. The film made its world premiere earlier in January of this year (2020) at the Sundance Film Festival.
We only have two days at hand, so we have gathered all the updates and developments on Charm City Kings that you might need to know.
Charm City Kings Plot, Production, and Updates
The film is based on Lotfy Nathan’s documentary film titled ’12 O’Clock Boys,’ and according to IMDb’s synopsis, the story follows Mouse, a 14-year-old boy who was his sights set on joining one of the most notorious groups of dirt-bike riders in Baltimore. The group is called the Midnight Clique, and their reputation comes from the fact that they are the top guys ruling the summertime streets.
The Charm City Kings’ principal photography commenced in October of 2018, and the movie made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival, which was held on 27th January 2020. The movie was initially slated for theatre release in April. However, due to the rise in health concerns amid the pandemic, the film was postponed.
Although the original come didn’t come into action, the film now has migrated to a different platform. According to a report provided by Deadline, HBO Max bought Charm City Kings’ rights from Sony Pictures Entertainment. The movie will now release on HBO Max, and we are only two days away from its official premiere.
The film performed exceptionally well at the Sundance Film Festival, grabbing the U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Prize for Ensemble Acting. It will be a real delight to see the actual movie when it arrives on the streaming platform. The reviews are also pretty story if that’s your way of measuring the credibility. Charm City Kings sits on a high approval rating of 88% and has an average rating of 7.62 on Rotten Tomatoes. The critics praised the story and especially the raw talent of the cast.
You can watch the official trailer of Charm City Kings below to get an idea of the film.
Charm City Kings update on HBO Max and Cast Details
The cast for Charm City Kings includes Jahi Di’Allo Winston as Mouse, Meek Mill as Blax, Will Catlett as Detective Rivers, Teyonah Parris as Terri, Donielle Tremaine Hansley as Lamont, Kezii Curtis as Sweartagawdyhh, Charles D. Clark as Trap House King Pin, Marvin Raheem as Derrick.
Charm City Kings will be released on 8th October 2020, and you will be able to watch it on AT&T’s WarnerMedia’s online streaming platform, HBO Max.