Director: Don Cheadle
Writer(s): Don Cheadle, Steven Baigelman, Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson
Starring: Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Lakeith Stanfield, Brian Bowman, Michael Stuhlbarg, Christina Marie Karis, Brent Vimtrup, Michael Bath, Reginald Willis, Montez Jenkins, Morgan Wolk, Austin Lyon, Nina Smilow, Chris Grays, Amber Hawkins, Mariah Means, Ken Early, Jeremy Dubin, Shyra Thomas, Brian Phillips, Marissa Ford, Jeffrey Grover, Courtis Fuller, Drew Lachey, Chris Bortz, Theron Brown, Mark Turkeltaub, Brian Cashwell, Paul Chambers, Ernie Royal, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Gary Clark Jr., Robert Glasper, Antonio Sanchez, Esperanza Spalding, David Horace Greer, Pete Acosta, John E. Brownlee, Shuo Chen, Gary Chinn, Bobbi Feinauer Combs, William Cross, Coy DeLuca, Mike Dennis, Jennifer Dior, Michelle Dobrozsi, Kiya Fix, Alvin J. Frazier II, Jorge J. González, Nathaniel Grauwelman, Havanna Hagans, Chris Hahn, John W. Harden, Chris Hill, Yosiah Johnson, David Kettlehake, Philip Krinsky, Sello Andrew Lyons, Leticia Martinez, Derick Mayes, Chris McCail, Obum Nwankwo, Kaitlyn Rawlings, K.D. Richardson, Lare Roberts, Brian D. Schroeder, Zoe Swope, Carly Tamborski, JT Thigpen, Ty N. Triggs, Peggy Warner, Tamica White, Cortney Wiggins, William Willet, Tony L. Winstead
Synopsis: A fictionalized account of an episode in the life of all-time Jazz great Miles Davis. “Miles Ahead” is a stylized, immersive account of Miles Davis’ life as he moves through the underbelly of the jazz world, struggling to regain his creativity and inspiration.
Release Date: April 1, 2016 (USA) | Length: 100 min | Genre: Biography, Drama, Music | MPAA Rating: Rated R for strong language throughout, drug use, some sexuality/nudity and brief violence.
Note: also known as “Kill the Trumpet Player”. Jazz legend Herbie Hancock serves as the production’s Music Supervisor.
Tags: Alvin J. Frazier II, Brian Bowman, Chris Hill, Chris McCail, Christina Marie Karis, Courtis Fuller, David Horace Greer, Derick Mayes, Don Cheadle, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Ernie Royal, Esperanza Spalding, Gary Clark Jr., Herbie Hancock, Jennifer Dior, John E. Brownlee, John W. Harden, JT Thigpen, Ken Early, Lakeith Stanfield, Montez Jenkins, Obum Nwankwo, Paul Chambers, Robert Glasper, Sello Andrew Lyons, Shyra Thomas, Tamica White, Theron Brown, Ty N. Triggs, Wayne Shorter, Yosiah Johnson, Zoe Swope