Cadillac Records

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Written and Directed by Darnell Martin, CADILLAC RECORDS chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists. The film stars Adrien Brody as Leonard Chess, Jeffrey Wright as Muddy Waters, Columbus Short as Little Walter, Mos Def as Chuck... read more
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Written and Directed by Darnell Martin, CADILLAC RECORDS chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists. The film stars Adrien Brody as Leonard Chess, Jeffrey Wright as Muddy Waters, Columbus Short as Little Walter, Mos Def as Chuck Berry and Beyonce Knowles as Etta James. Rounding out the cast are Gabrielle Union, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Cedric The Entertainer, Eamonn Walker and Tammy Blanchard. Cadillac Records has been produced by Andrew Lack and Sofia Sondervan for Sony BMG Film and Executive Produced by Beyonce Knowles and Marc Levin. In this tale of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950's Chicago, CADILLAC RECORDS follows the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter and Howlin' Wolf, Etta James and Chuck Berry.

Original Release

12/05/2008

US Release

12/05/2008

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Cast

Adrien Brody Leonard Chess
Jeffrey Wright Muddy Waters
Gabrielle Union Geneva Wade
Emmanuelle Chriqui Revetta Chess
Beyonce Etta James
Columbus Short Little Walter
Cedric the Entertainer Willie Dixon
Eamonn Walker Howlin' Wolf
Valence Thomas James Cotton
Jay O. Sanders Mr. Feder
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Darnell Martin

Writers

Darnell Martin

Cast

Adrien Brody Leonard Chess
Jeffrey Wright Muddy Waters
Gabrielle Union Geneva Wade
Emmanuelle Chriqui Revetta Chess
Beyonce Etta James
Columbus Short Little Walter
Cedric the Entertainer Willie Dixon
Eamonn Walker Howlin' Wolf
Valence Thomas James Cotton
Jay O. Sanders Mr. Feder
Norman Reedus Chess Engineer
Aaron Munoz Manager
Kevin Mambo Jimmy Rogers
Chyna Layne Pot's Girlfriend Juanita / Girlfriend
Albert Jones Hubert Sumlin
Jordan Haynes Pot Strong
Suzette Gunn Minnie Ripperton
Jill Flint Shelly Feder
Shiloh Fernandez Phil Chess
Eshaya Draper Charles Waters

Producers

Marc Levin Executive Producer
Beyonce Executive Producer
Andrew Lack Producer
Sofia Sondervan Producer
Scott Cameron Producer
Petra Hoebel Producer

Editors

Peter C. Frank

2009Golden GlobeBest Original Song - Motion Picture Nominated
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