Metro Wealth Films held an exclusive screening and red carpet premiere of the new film TURNT, starring and executive produced by Jamal “Gravy” Woolard, Torrei Hart, and Mann Robinson on Thursday, November 15, at Regal Cinema in Atlantic Station. The event was packed to capacity and kicked off with red carpet festivities covered by Rolling Out Magazine, Freddy-O, Hip Hop Weekly Magazine, Grip Magazine, Dash Radio, and several other media outlets.
The star-studded cast and crew were in attendance and included; Jamal “Gravy” Woolard, Torrei Hart, Lil Mo, Dennis White, Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander, Benzino, LA Love the Boss, Hot Boy Turk, Lil Bankhead, Calico Jonez, Chavante Mack, Johnnie Cabbell, Althea Heart, and Mama Cash, just to name a few. The screening was hosted by Streetz 94.5fm radio personality Lil Bankhead and the executive producers of the film who gave welcome remarks and encouraged attendees to post on social media using the hashtags #TurntTheMovie and #DirectedByMann.
For more information about the film, the cast, and future screenings of TURNT visit www.turntthemovie.com.
Libarariers Stanford (Jamal “Gravy” Woolard) lives by the law of money, power, and respect. His younger brother Kenny had other dreams of being a star in the music industry. But these dreams were cut short due to senseless street violence. After the death of his brother, Kenny, Libaraiers found himself on a new unlikely journey as a rap artist. Raw talent coupled with his natural street persona birthed the stage name Rilla.
He sees an opportunity in the hit t.v show “Turnt”, a musical artist platform, to help catapult himslef into the main stream. With this, his manager Courtney Thomas hopes to guide Rilla down the path of becoming an international superstar, but more importantly living out Kenny’s dreams. Inner pain and anger over his brother’s death constantly pull Rilla closer to his demons as he’s grasping to reach success in remembrance of Kenny. Both vengeance and stardom race through his mind.
“Turnt” stars Jamal Woolard (“Notorious”, “All Eyez on Me”, “Barbershop: The Next Cut) alongside a star studded cast of Torrei Hart, Mann Robinson, Benzino and more. This gripping drama tugs at the inner turmoil within ourselves as we see Rilla deal with the death of his own flesh and blood.