First Trailer for 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete' Sundance Indie
by Ethan Anderton
August 20, 2013
After debuting at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, the indie The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete is coming to theaters this fall, and the first trailer has arrived. Led by two young newcomers, Skylan Brooks and Ethan Dizon, the story follows two adolescent boys Mister and Pete, who are forced to hit the hot summer street's of New York City on their own after the oldest's mother (Jennifer Hudson) is apprehended by police. The two have to dodge the dangers of the Brooklyn projects and child protective services while using their surprising resources and larger than life attitude to survive on their own. Watch!
Here's the first trailer for The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete, direct from Fandango:
George Tillman, Jr (Notorious, Faster) directs The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete from a script by Michael Starrbury, his feature writing debut. During a sweltering summer in New York City, 13-year-old Mister’s (Skylan Brooks) hard-living mother (Jennifer Hudson) is apprehended by the police, leaving the boy and nine-year-old Pete (Ethan Dizon) alone to forage for food while dodging child protective services and the destructive scenarios of the Brooklyn projects. Anthony Mackie, Jordin Sparks, Jeffrey Wright, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje also star in the film which Lionsgate releases in limited theaters October 11th.
ff on Aug 20, 2013
It's a bit like Home Alone for super poor folk. Looks great, but I don't like the Inevitable Defeat part of the title, I sort of want them to succeed in an 80's kids movie way.
Carpola on Aug 20, 2013
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