Category Archives: Mos Def

Beyoncé’s Etta James @ Cadillac Records

Beyoncé Knowles stars as blues singer Etta James in Director Darnell Martin’s Cadillac Records, the film about the rise and fall of Chess Records, which launched the careers of Muddy Waters, Etta James and Chuck Berry. Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody) scoured the South, checking out the various blues scenes and selling records from the back of his Cadillac.

Beyoncé Knowles is repped by Dennis Ashley, Robert Gibbs, II and Andrea Nelson-Meigs @ International Creative Management, attorney Ken Hertz @ Goldring Hertz & Lichtenstein LLP, publicist Alan Nierob @ Rogers & Cowan Public Relations and manager Mathew Knowles @ Music World Entertainment.

Ms. Darnell Martin is repped by Sophy Holodnik and Paul Alan Smith @ International Creative Management and manager Rosalie Swedlin @ Industry Entertainment.
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Don Cheadle, Jonathan Rhys Meyers @ Toussaint

Danny Glover makes his directorial debut with Francois Dominique Toussaint L’Ouverture biography film – Toussaint – starring Don Cheadle, Angela Bassett, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Mos Def.

Synopsis: Biography of Haitian rebel Toussaint L’Ouverture, who led an 18th century slave uprising and became the self-proclaimed governor of Haiti.

You can read an article on the making of Glover’s Toussaint film – here.

Glover is repped by Chris Hart @ International Creative Management, manager Jeff Morrone @ Jeff Morrone Management, publicist Michelle Bega @ Rogers & Cowan Public Relations, and attorney Bryan Wolf @ Ziffren, Brittenham, Branca, Fischer, Gilbert-Lurie, Stiffelman, Cook, Johnson, Lande & Wolf.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is repped by Sharon Sheinwold @ Endeavor.

Don Cheadle is repped by Jeremy Barber and David Guillod @ United Talent Agency.

Michel Gondry’s Be Kind Rewind (Sweded)

French director Michel Gondry swedes Mos Def and Jack Black in his Be Kind Rewind short below –