OutKast's Movie Musical Goes to Universal



Universal Pictures announced a deal has been made to secure distribute rights to the as of yet untitled movie musical from OutKast and HBO Films

The as of yet untitled movie musical from OutKast and HBO Films, which previously titled "My Life in Idlewild," goes to Universal Pictures. The home production announces a deal has been made to secure distribute rights to the film, directed by Bryan Barber, OutKast's longtime music video collaborator.

The film, which is set in a 1930s Southern speakeasy, centers on two characters, Percival, played by Andre 3000, the club's piano player, and Rooster, played by Antwan Patton, the club's lead performer and manager, through intersecting stories of love and ambition. The movie, also will feature new songs from OutKast and Bryan's next album, a soundtrack disc that will be released through LaFace/Zomba Label Group in the fourth quarter.

Moreover, Ving Rhames, Terrence Howard, Faizon Love, Patti LaBelle, Macy Gray, Cicely Tyson and Ben Vereen, are co-stars in the film, which is slated for a 2006 worldwide release.

© AceShowbiz.com


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