Hollywood Shuffle (1987)

Title: Hollywood Shuffle

Tagline: Bobby Taylor was on his way to becoming a star, when a funny thing happened...

Genre: Comedy

Director: Robert Townsend

Cast: Robert Townsend,Craigus R. Johnson,Helen Martin,Starletta DuPois,Keenen Ivory Wayans,Anne-Marie Johnson,John Witherspoon,Lou B. Washington,Steve James,Christopher Jackson,Dom Irrera,Damon Wayans,Lisa Mende,Eugene Robert Glazer,Paul Mooney,Kim Wayans,Jimmy Woodard,Nancy Cheryll Davis,Grand L. Bush,Rusty Cundieff,Bobby McGee,Brad Sanders,Bobby Mardis,Franklyn Ajaye,Roy Fegan,David McKnight,Michael Colyar,Don Reed

Status: Released

Release: 1987-03-20

Runtime: 82

Plot: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the title role, he has a series of conflicted dreams satirizing African-American stereotypes in Hollywood, and must reconcile his career goals with his desire to remain a positive role model for his little brother.

Trailer Cast Crew Videos

    • Robert Townsend

      Bobby Taylor
    • Craigus R. Johnson

      Stevie Taylor
    • Helen Martin

      Bobby's Grandmother
    • Starletta DuPois

      Bobby's Mother
    • Keenen Ivory Wayans

    • Anne-Marie Johnson

    • John Witherspoon

      Mr. Jones
    • Lou B. Washington

    • Steve James

      Hood #3
    • Christopher Jackson

      Punk #1
    • Dom Irrera

    • Damon Wayans

      Body Guard #2 / Willie
    • Lisa Mende

      Casting Director
    • Eugene Robert Glazer

      Director / Teacher / Amadeus / Chicago Jones / Dirty Larry
    • Paul Mooney

      President of NAACP
    • Kim Wayans

      Customer in Chair
    • Jimmy Woodard

      Advanced Student / Basketball Player / Tyrone
    • Nancy Cheryll Davis

      Audition Actor / Hooker
    • Grand L. Bush

      Mandingo / Ricky Taylor / Hood #5
    • Rusty Cundieff

      Audition Actor / Slave #1 / Zombie Pimp / Eddie Murphy-Type
    • Bobby McGee

      Audition Actor / Zombie Pimp / Eddie Murphy-Type
    • Brad Sanders

      Batty Boy
    • Bobby Mardis

      Audition Actor / Basketball Player
    • Franklyn Ajaye

      Body Guard #1
    • Roy Fegan

      Jesse Wilson / Slave #2 / Zombie
    • David McKnight

      Uncle Ray
    • Michael Colyar

      Body Guard #3
    • Don Reed

    • W.O. Garrett (Editing)

    • Peter Deming (Camera)

      Director of Photography
    • Keenen Ivory Wayans (Writing)

    • Carl Craig (Production)

      Executive Producer
    • Dom Irrera (Crew)

      Additional Writing
    • Richard Cummings Jr. (Production)

      Associate Producer
    • Robert Townsend (Writing)

    • Official Trailer

      • Trailer
    • Hollywood Shuffle | Winky Dinky Dog | MGM Studios

      • Clip
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