Trailer To Qasim Basir’s Destined Starring Cory HardrictPosted by Wilson Morales
October 20, 2017
XLrator has released the trailer to “Destined,” written and directed by Qasim Basir and starring Cory Hardrict. The film will hit theaters on November 17.
The film premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival and has since won nine awards, including Best Director and Actor at the 2016 American Black Film Festival and Best Narrative Feature at Urbanworld the same year.
Also starring in the film are Jesse Metcalfe, Hill Harper, Margot Bingham, Zulay Henao, Mo Mcrae, Jason Dohring, La La Anthony, Paula Devicq, James McCaffrey, and Rob Christopher Riley.
Through the parallel stories of two young men, Sheed and Rasheed (both played by Cory Hardrict), DESTINED explores how the smallest incident can manifest itself into a life changing event. In one world, Sheed is a hardened criminal who has spent years building his drug empire. In another, Rasheed is an ambitious architect who has been working his way up the corporate ladder. Through the lens of parallel realities and lives, DESTINED explores how one man’s future can be changed by a single moment. As they navigate their respective worlds, they face similar dilemmas – street violence to corporate corruption — demonstrating that on any path, life is never simple and the journey toward fulfilling your destiny is always full of choices.
The film is produced by Tommy Oliver through his Confluential Films banner (“1982,” “Kinyarwanda”), Rick Rosenthal, and Matt Ratner. Co-Producers are Billy Mulligan, Codie Elaine Oliver, Eddie Rubin, and Sultan Sharrief. Exec Producers are Tom Rau, Walter Thurmond, Cory Hardrict, Hill Harper, Hassan Golzari, Bert Kern, Arun Kumar, and Nick Morton. Cinematography is by Carmen Cabana and editing is by René Besson. Music by John Jennings Boyd.