Drumline 2002

Drumline is a 2002 film directed by Charles Stone III. The screenplay, which was inspired by the life of Dallas Austin was written by Tina Gordon Chism and Shawn Schepps. The story is about a young drummer from New York, played by Nick Cannon, who enters the fictional HBCU Atlanta A&T University and bumps heads with the leader of his new school’s drum section. Leonard Roberts, Zoe Saldana, and Orlando Jones co-star.

Plot: A fish-out-of-water comedy about a talented street drummer from Harlem who enrolls in a Southern university, expecting to lead its marching band’s drumline to victory. He initially flounders in his new world, before realizing that it takes more than talent to reach the top.

* Nick Cannon as Devon Miles
* Zoe Saldana as Laila
* Orlando Jones as Dr. Lee
* Leonard Roberts as Sean Taylor
* GQ as Jayson
* J. Anthony Brown as Mr. Wade
* Candace Carey as Diedre

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