Filmmaker Boots Riley’s feature directing debut, Sorry to Bother You, is a surrealist black comedy set in the United States. The main characters are played by Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Terry Crews, Patton Oswalt, David Cross, Danny Glover, Steven Yeun, and Armie Hammer.
A young black telemarketer, determined to be more successful in his career, decides to adopt a white accent. He finds himself embroiled in a corporate plot and must decide whether to pursue profit or side with his activist pals in an effort to organize workers.
Production started shooting in Oakland, California in June 2017. Annapurna Pictures and Mirror Releasing released Sorry to Bother You in theatres across the United States on July 6, 2018, after it had its world debut at the Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2018. The film’s actors, idea, and score, as well as Riley’s writing and direction, were all praised by critics.
Sorry to Bother You Cast
As Tessa Thompson (Detroit)
Actress Tessa Thompson was born and raised in the United States. In addition, she portrays the city of Detroit in the film Sorry to Bother You.
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She also has a long list of film credits, including When a Stranger Calls, Make it Happen, Dear White People, For Colored Girls, South Dakota, Everyday Black Man, Creed, Selma, and War on Everyone. Little Woods, Creed II, and Avengers: Infinity War are just a few of Tessa’s upcoming endeavors.
As Lakeith Stanfield (Cassius Green)
Rapper and actor Lakeith Stanfield was born and raised in the United States. More than that, he also portrays Cassius Green.
A few of his films include Short Term 12, Dope, Selma, King Ripple, Miles Ahead, and Dead Note. Come Sunday, Someone Great, and The Girl in the Spider’s Web is Stanfield’s other 2018-2019 endeavors.
Known for: Armie Hammer, as (Steve Lift)
Actor Armie Hammer hails from the United States and has worked in Hollywood. Not only that, but he actually is Steve Life in this production.
The Social Network, Free Birds, Mirror Mirror, Call Me By Your Name, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Mine, The Lone Ranger, and Cars 3 are just a few more of his films.
Furthermore, Hammer will be releasing On the Basis of Sex and Hotel Mumbai in the 2018-2019 calendar year.
The Actor Terry Crews, in His Role as (Serigo Green, Uncle of Cassius Green)
The American Terry Crews has worked as an artist, a former football player, and an actor. Furthermore, he’s playing the part of Serigo Green.
Crews have also appeared in White Chicks, Everybody Hates Christmas, The Expendables, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine, among other films and television shows. Not only that but Deadpool 2 is set to be released next year.
To Be Clear, Steven Yeun is Credited as (Squeeze)
Actor Steven Yeun is half Korean and half American. Also, he plays the part of Squeeze in the film. Mayhem, Okja, The Star, Like a French Film, I Origins, My Name is Jerry, and Ballout Sale is some of his other films. In fact, Yuen has two upcoming films coming out in 2018–19: Burning and Chew.
Funnyman Patton Oswalt, Aka (Mr. White Voice)
Among his many talents, American Patton Oswalt is known for his comedic acting, writing, and voice work. To add insult to injury, he portrays Mr. White Voice in the film Sorry to Bother You.
Additionally, some of his films include Cake Boy, Big Fan, Observe and Report, Young Adult, and Nature Calls. Furthermore, the title of his next film is “Unlovable.”