September 06, 2008 02:56:43 GMT
First look into Malcolm D. Lee's new dramedy exposes one of Bernie Mac's last performances as well as Isaac Hayes' last appearance.
The first trailer to Dimension Films latest drama comedy, "Soul Men", has arrived. Focusing on revealing the dynamic between Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac, the trailer highlights on two estranged backup soul-singers, Louis and Floyd, as they travel across the country together once again, experiencing misadventures and reliving the pain of betrayal along the way.
Telling the reunion story of the two remaining members from the popular 70's soul band, The Real Deal, "Soul Men" centers on Floyd Henderson, a retired business man, and Louis Hinds, an ex-convict. When the two find out that their band's lead singer Marcus Hook has recently passed away, they decide to make a musical tribute for their late friend. Taking a road trip to the Apollo Theater for the cause, the estranged duo soon falls into a series of adventures that forced them to realize that they still have the music in them.
A Malcolm D. Lee-directed film, "Soul Men" is one of the last movies in which comedian Mac and soul singer Isaac Hayes star. The two passed away in unrelated circumstances on August 9 and August 10 respectively. Mac's cause of death has been blamed on complications of pneumonia, while Hayes' was due to a stroke. Meanwhile, the movie itself will be released on November 14.
"Soul Men" Trailer: