Pre-production begins on “King of Rhythm: The Ike Turner Story” movie – Led by United Spirits Media Group and Howard Clay Films.

With ‘King of Rhythm,’ we aim to pay homage to Ike’s unparalleled musical contributions while staying dedicated to raising awareness on critical issues such as domestic violence, and Drug Addiction.”
— Howard Clay Jr.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES, March 8, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ — Executive Producer, Howard Clay Jr., in association with United Spirits Media Group, is thrilled to unveil the start of Pre-production for “King of Rhythm: The Ike Turner Story,” a cinematic masterpiece delving deep into the life and legacy of the iconic musician Ike Turner, who commissioned A.P. Ri’Chard to write. This film promises an immersive journey through the highs and lows of one of music’s most enigmatic figures of his time.

“Ike Turner’s story is one of resilience, talent, and the complexities of the human experience,” remarked Howard Clay Jr., Executive Producer of the film. “With ‘King of Rhythm,’ we aim to pay homage to Ike’s unparalleled musical contributions while staying dedicated to raising awareness on critical issues such as domestic violence, sexual violence, and Drug and Medication Addiction.”

From his humble beginnings in Clarksdale, MS, Ike Turner’s prodigious musical talent was evident from a young age. Embarking on a journey that saw him playing alongside blues legends like Sonny Boy Williamson and Robert Nighthawk, Ike’s ascent to stardom was meteoric. Hits like ‘Rocket 88’ and ‘King of Rhythm’ solidified his status as a musical trailblazer.

Yet, behind the glitz and glamour, Ike’s life was fraught with many personal struggles. From enduring watching his father brutally assaulted at the hands of an angry mob to surviving childhood sexual abuse, Ike’s resilience in the face of adversity is a testament to the strength of the human spirit.

“‘King of Rhythm’ transcends mere biography; it’s a poignant exploration of love, hate, success, and the enduring power of music,” commented Clay. “Through Ike Turner’s journey, audiences will confront the complexities of fame and the importance of resilience in the face of adversity.”

In tandem with the film’s release, Howard Clay Jr. is dedicated to raising awareness of critical issues such as domestic violence, sexual violence, and drug addiction. By partnering with nonprofit organizations, the film aims to spark meaningful conversations and provide support to survivors worldwide.

“Our commitment extends beyond storytelling; it’s about catalyzing positive change and amplifying the voices of survivors,” stated Clay. “Through ‘King of Rhythm,’ platform, we strive to honor Ike Turner’s legacy while championing a more compassionate and understanding society.” “During the Preproduction stage and beyond, our goal is to find “like minded’ and “like hearted” individuals to fill the roles we need. From a Director, to a Production company to finally Network/Studio”.

“King of Rhythm: The Ike Turner Story” promises to be a cinematic tour de force, inviting audiences to reflect on the complexities of talent, fame, and the human condition. Join us in celebrating Ike Turner’s enduring legacy and supporting survivors around the globe.

For further information, please visit www.Kingofrhythm-movie.com or connect with us on @kingofrhythm_movie on Instagram.

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