Quavo conquers the big screen.
The Migos rapper will star in the full-length action thriller Take. He will play Guy Miller, a recently paroled man trying to redeem his life, but circumstances are forcing him back into Atlanta’s thriving and dangerous takeover scene. His character must live up to his reputation as one of the slipperiest road operators in a deadly race against time.
“I’m really looking forward to this opportunity, especially filming in my hometown of Atlanta,” Quavo said in a statement. “This film is an ideal opportunity to delve deeper into my craft and I can’t wait to see the action unfold in this animated setting.”
Take is produced by Trioscope (The Liberator) in partnership with Quality Films (Freezing, how high 2), Quality Control’s extended film division, and Atlanta-based film financing group Georgia Production Finance.
Jeb Stuart (Die Hard, The fugitive) and Brandon Easton (Marvel’s Agent Carter, Transformers: War for Cybertron trilogy) writes the script. Take will be led by Trioscope Chief Creative Officer Greg Jonkajtys (The Liberator).
Set and filmed in Atlanta, Take will explore the city’s street takeover car culture and controversial “sideshows” by bringing live-action performances to life with animation. This is the first of several film projects that will draw on QC’s talent roster and utilize Trioscope’s animation.
This isn’t Quavo’s first foray into Hollywood. He made his feature film debut opposite Robert DeNiro, John Malkovich and Jack Huston in the film, directed by Randall Emmett wash me in the riverwhich will be released later this year.