Following its critically-acclaimed debut at Sundance final 12 months, Blumhouse Tilt is on the brink of launch the road magic thriller Sleight. Only one month after the primary Sleight trailer debuted, the studio has launched a second trailer with model new footage that exhibits how Jacob Latimore’s character Bo will get in manner too deep with a neighborhood drug supplier, to offer for his younger sister after their dad and mom each cross away. As we see on this new footage, Bo should juggle his faculty work with this harmful job, whereas falling for a brand new lady.
When Bo (Jacob Latimore), a good-looking and gifted highschool scholar, all of the sudden turns into the only real caretaker for his little sister, Tina (Storm Reid), he foregoes school to dedicate his skills to the craft of magic. He wows audiences as a road magician however nonetheless has to make ends meet, so he cleverly makes use of his expertise to hawk medication for the native supplier, Angelo (Dule Hill). Nonetheless when Bo falls for Holly (Seychelle Gabriel), an cute teenager in want of assist, he decides to get out of the drug enterprise, inflicting Angelo to threaten his household. Bo should now depend on his sleight of hand and good thoughts to save lots of the day.
The trailer, which debuted on Blumhouse Tilt‘s YouTube, has been described as a cross between Chronicle and Iron Man. Sleight, which premiered as a part of the Sundance Movie Competition’s NEXT part, is a dramatic thriller that blends science fiction and road magic in a story set in Los Angeles. Blumhouse Tilt has set the movie for launch on April 7, 2017, which is shaping as much as be fairly the crowded weekend. Additionally opening in that body is Sony’s Smurfs: The Misplaced Village, which features a voice forged lead by Mandy Patinkin as Papa Smurf, Lionsgate’s Marvel starring Julia Roberts, Warner Bros.’ Getting in Fashion starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin and PureFlix’s The Case For Christ starring Erika Christensen. Opening the week after Sleight is the highly-anticipated sequel Quick & Livid eight on April 14, 2017.
Sleight‘s supporting forged consists of Saturday Evening Stay forged member Sasheer Zamata, Michael Villar, Brandon Johnson, Donzaleigh Abernathy, Carmen Esposito and Andrew Fitzpatrick. When WWE Studios picked the movie up out of Sundance, the announcement revealed that WWE Studios will leverage WWE’s intensive platforms from weekly TV exhibits, together with WWE’s flagship applications, Monday Evening Uncooked and SmackDown, digital, social media and WWE Community, to market this intense thriller. It is also attainable that Jacob Latimore might seem as a visitor host of Uncooked or Smackdown, to advertise the film, however that has not been confirmed.
Sleight marks the directorial debut of JD Dillard, who beforehand wrote and directed quite a lot of quick movies, however he additionally labored on the field workplace blockbuster Star Wars: The Pressure Awakens, credited as “manufacturing and technical assist” for Dangerous Robotic. The filmmaker is working from a script he co-wrote with Alex Theurer, who beforehand wrote and produced for the TV collection Intervention. The movie is produced by Diablo Leisure’s Eric B. Fleischman, previously of Blumhouse, Sean Tabibian and Alex Theurer. Examine put the second trailer from Sleight, hitting theaters April 7.