The critically acclaimed battle rap movie “Bodied” hits theatres tomorrow, and from the sound it , it could very nicely be the movie our era wants proper now. Director Joseph Khan, and actors Jackie Long and Calum Worthy (who performs the lead character) stopped by The Breakfast Club this morning, to speak store with Charlamagne, Envy, and Yee.
Joseph Kahn explains that essentially the most controversial resolution all through the filmmaking course of was to comply with a white protagonist, as he makes an attempt to navigate a tradition dominated by folks colour. Naturally, Charlamagne’s salivatory glands crammed up nigh-instantaneously. “Ouuuu, I like this kind speak!” smirks Charlamagne, sitting up in his chair. “It’s positively speaking about cultural appropriation,” explains Khan, “however that is really a theme within the film.”
“It’s about how this privileged white child, performed by Callum, goes into an city tradition and he goes in it with all the most effective intentions, however just because who he’s and the place he comes from, it will get translated bizarre. It’s a enjoyable journey.” Charlamagne inquires about how Bodied thrives inside a politically right tradition, and Khan elaborates on the artform. “One the enjoyable issues about battle rap is that it is politically incorrect. And in in the present day’s woke world, the place everyone is tremendous afraid saying something…If you say one lyric from this film, you might get fired at work.”
“One the good issues is that Calum is from the Disney world,” laughs Kahn. “Calum can by no means work for Disney once more after this film.” Peep the total interview under, and you should definitely catch “Bodied” in theatres tomorrow, November 2nd.