Universal Pictures | Release Date: August 25, 2006
Summary: Set against the backdrop of a 1930s southern speakeasy, Idlewild explores the lives of Percival (Benjamin), the club's shy piano player, and Rooster (Patton), the club's showy lead performer and manager. Idlewild synthesizes drama, music, cinema and style to bring the tale of struggling singers to life. (Universal)
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Runtime: 121 min
Rating: Rated R for violence, sexuality, nudity and language.
Production: HBO Films
Genres: Drama, Romance, Crime, Musical
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Dec 5, 2006
Director Credit
Bryan Barber Director
Writer Credit
Bryan Barber Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Big Boi Rooster
Terrence Howard Trumpy
Cast Credit
André Benjamin Percival
Ben Vereen Percy Senior
Bobbe' J. Thompson Young Rooster
Cicely Tyson Mother Hopkins
Faizon Love Ace
Jackie Long Monk
Macy Gray Taffy
Malinda Williams Zora
Oscar Dillon Bobo
Patti LaBelle The Real Angel Davenport
Paula Jai Parker Rose
Paula Patton Angel
Ving Rhames Spats
Producer Credit
André Benjamin Co-Producer
Big Boi Co-Producer
Blue Williams Co-Producer
Bryan Barber Co-Producer
Charles Roven Producer
Erika Conner Co-Producer
Kimberly Rach Line Producer
Robert Guralnick Producer
Robin O'Hara Executive Producer
Scott Macaulay Executive Producer
William Green Executive Producer