R&B singer Anderson .Paak indicators on for his directorial debut with the Reside Nation-funded movie, ‘Ok-Pops!’
International media firm Stampede Ventures has introduced the start of principal images for the Reside Nation-funded dramatic comedy, “Ok-Pops!,” on October 30 in Los Angeles. The movie marks Anderson .Paak’s movie directorial debut, that includes actors Yvette Nicole Brown (“Group”) and Jonnie “Dumbfounded” Park (“Raya and the Final Dragon.”)
“Ok-Pops!” is a few washed-up musician from Los Angeles who makes an attempt to reinvigorate his profession by becoming a member of a band for a Ok-Pop competitors present in Seoul, the place he discovers that his long-lost son has the possibility to entrance one of many nation’s hottest new teams. Leaping on the alternative to capitalize on his son’s stardom for his personal picture, he quickly learns that fatherhood is rather more significant and fulfilling.
Reside Nation Productions made an fairness funding into the movie’s manufacturing alongside Stampede Ventures, and can be part of as a strategic accomplice. Former Paramount govt Michael Tadross will head the movie’s bodily manufacturing.
“‘Ok-Pops!’ is a main instance of what Stampede is all about. We develop, package deal, bodily produce, and finance the movie, making a 360-degree method to franchising the model past simply the film, together with music and cross-promotional alternatives for the model. We’re thrilled to have Reside Nation Productions as a strategic accomplice and investor within the mission,” says Chris Bosco, President of Stampede Ventures.
“Anderson .Paak is an distinctive storyteller and artistic expertise, and we’re wanting ahead to supporting him as he steps out for his directorial debut,” says Ryan Kroft, Head of Manufacturing & Improvement for Reside Nation Productions.
Anderson .Paak is an 8x Grammy award winner, producer, songwriter, and artist, together with Report of the Yr and Track of the Yr with Bruno Mars because the R&B super-duo, Silk Sonic. His final album, “Ventura,” hit No. 4 on the Billboard 200 and earned him two Grammy awards. He launched his extremely regarded 2020 single, “Lockdown,” on Juneteenth, successful a Grammy for Greatest Melodic Efficiency for his politically charged video impressed by his participation in Los Angeles protests towards police brutality.
Main filming for the film will happen in Los Angeles, with extra filming in South Korea and Al-’Ula — a historic and culturally important area in Saudi Arabia, scouted by means of Movie AlUla. Although Saudi Arabia’s involvement may appear uncommon for a Ok-Pop-centric movie, Paul Pacifico, CEO of the just lately shaped Saudi Music Fee, introduced that the group is actively taking steps to “unleash the inventive and industrial potential” of music within the area.