FRANK & FEARLESS, written by Gray Hofmeyr, Leon Schuster and Geoff Newton will hit cinemas on 23 November 2018 and will open on 95 screens.
It is an epic adventure between an old man and a loveable young boy, with a captivating storyline and the cutest baby rhino that will make you want to laugh and cry. In true Schuster tradition. Set in Africa, this hilarious movie takes you on the thrilling adventure of four loveable characters in the African bush.
“It is a kickass visual comedy about villains that get outsmarted in the African bush. Come and experience this unforgettable journey on the big screen and don’t forget your tissues!”,says funnyman, Leon Schuster, about his latest quirky comedy.
Watch the trailer here:
Insecure railway chef, Sonny Frank (Leon Schuster), and a ten year old rural boy, Fearless (Themba Ntuli), set out to kidnap the ambassador of a South-East Asian country (David Dennis) in an attempt to stop rhino slaughtering. They are joined on this mission by two four-legged friends; Reini, a baby rhino whose mother was killed by poachers and Fearless’ big and faithful black dog called Dog. When things go terribly wrong, they have no choice but to take on a platoon of merciless poachers, who are led by the terrifying ranger turned poacher, Dolf (Kenneth Nkosi), with whom Sonny has a past.
The motion picture was created by a dynamic team of experts, with acclaimed filmmaker Gray Hofmeyr (Jock of the Bushveld, Sweet and Short, There’s a Zulu On My Stoep) as director and André Scholtz and Menzi Thabede as producers. Schuster is absolutely brilliant in the lead role of this captivating and emotional story, which is unlike anything else previously produced by this legendary entertainer whose films, like Mr Bones and Mad Buddies, are some of the highest-grossing local productions with impressive international sales.
The star-studded cast, which also includes Khanyi Mbau (Happiness is a Four Letter Word) and Jennifer Steyn (Goodbye Bafana, Madam and Eve) are also praised for their outstanding performances in this heartwarming movie.
|SterKinekor Theatres (51)||NuMetro (23)||Independents (21)|
|North Cape||Ballito||The Ridge|
|Cape Gate||Canal Walk||Montecasino|
|Bayside||Cornubia||Gold Reef City|
|Cavendish||Emperors Palace||Atlanta Cinema|
|Somerset Mall||Gandwest Casino||Epic Northridge|
|Parow||Hyde Park||Epic Sun City|
|Garden Route||Loch Logan||Maxi Cineplex|
|Mimosa Mall||Menlyn Park||Midlands|
|Boardwalk||Parkview||Minimax Cine 1/2|
|Musgrave||Pavilion||NC Game City|
|Shelly Beach||Trade Route Mall||NC Masa|
|Gateway||The Glen||Sky Cinema|
|Water Crest||V&A Waterfront||Suncoast|
|Ilanga Mall||Westgate||The Gables|
|Mall of the North||Welkom||Victorian Savannah|
|Mall of Africa
Mall at Carnival
The Grove Windhoek
East Rand Mall
The film, which will be released in local cinemas on 23 November 2018, was produced by Thabede Menzi Films, Schus Productions & Dapple Films, in association with M-Net, Film Chrome, SANParks, The Department of Environmental Affairs, the IDC and the DTI and will be distributed by Filmfinity (Pty) Ltd.
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