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Cadillac Records

About Cadillac Records

"Cadillac Records" chronicles the rise of Leonard Chess' (Adrien Brody) Chess Records and its recording artists including Muddy Waters (Jeffrey Wright), Little Walter (Columbus Short), Chuck Berry (Mos Def), Willie Dixon (Cedric The Entertainer) and the great Etta James (Beyonce Knowles). In this tale of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in Chicago of the 1950s and 60s, the film follows the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's greatest musical legends.

Screenplay

Darnell Martin

Executive Producer

Beyonce Knowles

Director

Darnell Martin

Producer

Andrew Lack, Sofia Sondervan

Actor

Adrien Brody, Cedric the Entertainer, Beyonce Knowles, Jeffrey Wright, Mos Def