First Full Trailer for Darnell Martin's Cadillac Records

November 4, 2008
Source: Yahoo

Cadillac Records Trailer

Sex had a sound? Danger had a rhythm? I'm asking these questions because I'm not sure if I believe them. The full trailer for Sony's Cadillac Records has finally debuted and it doesn't seem that impressive. It actually looks kind of fun, in a comedic sense, and has one hell of a cast - Beyoncé Knowles, Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Gabrielle Union, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Mos Def, and so many more. I'll definitely give it a shot but I'm not expecting to walk out amazed. It definitely seems entertaining but not as everlasting as some of the other recent music history exposés like Dreamgirls and Talk To Me.

Watch the full trailer for Cadillac Records:

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You can also watch the Cadillac Records trailer in High Definition on Yahoo

Cadillac Records is both written and directed by first-time feature filmmaker Darnell Martin, who has previously directed episodes of various TV shows and co-wrote Prison Song. The film chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James and Chuck Berry. Sony is debuting Cadillac Records in theaters on December 5th.

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  • Bob
    hot damn, pretty good. Adrian looks like he's gonna kick ass
  • chris
    hopefully jeffrey wright gets some recognition from the academy.
  • roman
    Not a first time director. She did a feature (I Like It Like That) before the TV.
  • Darrin
    beyonce can't act.
  • viral
    Beyonce looks and sounds great... i think this IS her niche... looking forward to this one...
  • zach s
    this actually looks really good!! really looking foward to this and am glad adrian brody, jeffery wright and everyone else in the film look like they have gained good roles. lets hope for the best!!
  • K
    I liked it! Looks entertaining. Typical musical, drama flick. Not sure how true to life the story will be. I loved movies about really life events that happened. I wish they would do a biopic on Etta James, love her music!
  • Mr. Wizard
    That looks pretty solid to me.
  • SillySil
    The Rolling Stones, lol. 😀
  • Looks like it has good potential, but even though the trailer was cut good, I feel like something was missing to say that it was an Oscar contender.
  • Douglas
    Meh. I don't see anything special here really but as a musician I'm honor bound to go and see it, lo.
  • Fred
    Finally a movie that might tell it like it was with Chess records I might suggest reading a book called Spinning blues into Gold before seeing this movie Nadine Cohodas wrote this important historical story on the Chess family and it will give you insight into the was musicians were treated back then




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