WAIST DEEP

Production Company: Focus Features/ Intrepid Pictures/ Radar Pictures Inc.

Studio: Focus Features/ Rogue Pictures

Cast: Tyrese Gibson as O2, Tommy Abate as Gas Station Clerk, Paul Terrell Clayton as Clifford Barnes, The Game as Meat, Carla Golian as Streetwalker, Meagan Good as Coco, Paul Lindsay as Driver, Earl Minfield as Bank Manager, Laura Miro as Newscaster, Sean Anthony Moran as Impatient Jacker, Shawn Parr as Actor, Eriq F. Prince as Bank Security Officer, Larenz Tate as Lucky, Arnold Vosloo as Detective Stone, Jose Yenque as Agent Fernando Lopez

Crew: Vondie Curtis-Hall (writer and director); A. Demitrius Brown, Ted Field, Preston Holmes, Joe Rosenberg, Michael Weber (producers); Amy J. Kaufman, Russell Simmons, Stan Lathan, Trevor Macy (executive producers)

Synopsis:
An urban action thriller with a sexy 21st-century Bonnie and Clyde. Ex-con O2 (Tyrese Gibson) is suddenly plunged into a life-or-death situation; trying to go straight for the sake of his young son Junior, O2 is forced to go back outside the law when Junior is kidnapped in a carjacking. His son is now in the hands of a vicious criminal leader, Meat (hip-hop superstar The Game). O2’s shady cousin Wanna Be (Larenz Tate) is caught between loyalties, and so the only person who can or will help O2 now is wily street-smart hustler Coco (Meagan Good). With the clock ticking down, the heat between them rises as they become a lawbreaking couple, on an action-packed tear through town to save Junior and outwit the underworld.

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Film Fetish trivia:
Russell Simmons, credited as one of the executive producers of Waist Deep, is best known as a Hip Hop media mogul, having originally formed Def Jam Recording. He also created Def Comedy Jam and Def Poetry on HBO. His wife, Kimora Lee-Simmons, is CEO of the Baby Phat line of clothing.

Taglines:

His son. His life. His freedom. He’s taking them all back.

Bonnie And Clyde – On The Flip Side

Official Websites

Focus Features

Rogue Pictures

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Release Dates: June 23, 2006

Genre: ACTION/ CRIME/ DRAMA/ THRILLER

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