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The Sorry to Bother You Cast and Director on Bay Area Soul and Wrestling with Stereotypes

Director Boots Riley had a specific creative vision and everyone was on board.

by | July 3, 2018 | Comments

RT editor Jacqueline Coley sat down with director Boots Riley and stars Armie Hammer, Steven Yeun, Omari Hardwick, and Jermaine Fowler to talk about how the California Bay Area’s history influenced the film and why everyone was so on board with Riley’s vision.

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