Roxanne, Roxanne (2017)

Mar 23, 2018 | Biography, Drama, Made for TV, Music

Director: Michael Larnell

Writer(s): Michael Larnell

Starring: Eden Duncan-SmithMahershala Ali, Nia Long, Elvis Nolasco, Jermel Howard, Sean Ringgold, Curtiss Cook, Tonye Patano, Charlie Hudson III, Taliyah Whitaker, Lyric Hurd, Barrington Walters Jr., Heather Simms, Dante E. Clark, Mitchell Edwards, Scott Martin, Cheryse Dyllan, Anthony Bisciello, Donovan Pierre Coleman, Alphonso Romero Jones, Nigel Alexander Fullerton, Terrence Shingler, Abraham Infante, Angela Wildflower, Arn Star, Melissa Joseph, Drew Olivia Tillman, Eddie K. Robinson, Jim Vacca

Synopsis: In the early 1980s, the most feared battle emcee in Queens, New York, was a fierce teenage girl with the weight of the world on her shoulders. At the age of 14, Lolita “Roxanne Shanté” Gooden was well on her way to becoming a hip-hop legend as she hustled to provide for her family while defending herself from the dangers of the streets of the Queensbridge Projects in NYC.

Release Date: March 23, 2018 (USA) | Length: 100 min | Genre: Biography, Drama, Music | Certificate: TV-MA

Produced by Forest Whitaker’s Significant Productions and Pharrell Williams’ IamOTHER Entertainment. Premiered at the Sundance Film Festival January 22, 2017.