The movie “Out the Gate” made history last week as the first multi-theater opening for a Jamaican film in decades.The filmed debuted last weekend in New York City to enthusiastic crowds.
In a list of 112 movies currently playing in United States theaters the weekend of May 13th, box office gross reports indicate that the indie film starring Paul Campbell and Oliver Samuels came in at #13 in the nation, in a ranking of average gross per screen. The action/drama also stars Shelli Boone and Everton (E-Dee) Dennis. AMC theaters, America’s largest theater chain has signed on for a second week. “Word of mouth is definitely spreading”, stated Keith Lewis, one of the films producers, “seeing the reaction of the audience has been the most rewarding part of this journey” he continued.
Produced and distributed by Jamaican/American company Far I Films, the movie is set to open in Jamaica this summer, future openings include Miami, Toronto, and London. For more information on the movie visit www.outthegatemovie.com.
After a turn of unfortunate events in Jamaica, Everton leaves his home to make it big in the music business in America. Everything is not a bed of roses in Hollywood, but with struggles and perseverance he finds love and success, only to have it all threatened when the Don of LA (Paul Campbell) wants his dues.
- Paul Campbell (Dancehall Queen, Third World Cop, Shottas, & First Sunday)
- Shelli Boone (BET’s Mad Sports, Entourage, Saints & Sinners)
- Oliver Samuels (Oliver at Large)
- Everton Dennis (Like Mike 2, I Think I Love My Wife, & How She Move)