Meek Mill Teamed Up With Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment to Produce the New Film “Charm City”
Two of Philly’s biggest stars have teamed up to create a new film the delves into the the bike life culture. Will Smith who along with his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith founded Overbrook Entertainment to help produce and create independent films.
Meek Mill who has been promoting “bike life” since day 1 got involved with Charm City along with his colleague Chino Braxton. Chino who is a native of Baltimore is an avid street biker that has struck up deals with legit brands such as Under Armour and Monster Energy.
The movie itself takes place in Chino’s hometown of Baltimore and sheds sheds life of the inner workings of “bike life” and how it influences the inner city youth.
Growing up in West Baltimore, teenage Mouse (JAHI DI’ALLO WINSTON, Queen & Slim, Proud Mary, The Upside) feels the fierce pull of different forces: Between notorious ex-con Blax (Grammy-nominated best-selling artist MEEK MILL) and concerned Detective Rivers (WILLIAM CATLETT, TV’s “Black Lightning”), and between the straight path set for Mouse by his concerned mother (TEYONAH PARRIS, If Beale Street Could Talk, Dear White People, TV’s “Empire”) and the dangers of gang life, which took his brother’s life. The one truth Mouse knows is that he loves the power, artistry and energy of “The Ride” — the exhilarating motorized-dirt-bike scene that is both pastime and passion on the streets of Baltimore. During one eventful summer, Mouse steers his way through two father figures, a first girlfriend, the pull of illegal choices and the thrill of stunt-riding that makes him and his friends feel like CHARM CITY Kings.
Check out the trailer below: