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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.


Darnell Martin

Executive Producer

Beyonce Knowles


Darnell Martin


Andrew Lack, Sofia Sondervan


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