If anyone can channel the passion, creativity, and energy of guitar legend, Jimi Hendrix, it’s André Benjamin. The acclaimed hip-hop superstar portrays Hendrix in a revealing film from Academy Award-winning writer-director John Ridley (12 Years A Slave). The film presents a firsthand look at how an unknown backup guitarist playing New York’s Cheetah Club moved to London and became a rock legend. Benjamin’s intimate portrait of the sensitive young musician makes this biopic a must-see for all music fans.
CAST: André Benjamin, Hayley Atwell, Imogen Poots, Andrew Buckley, Ruth Negga
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY: John Ridley
IN THEATERS: September 26, 2014