Watch A New Trailer For ‘Dope’ With A$AP Rocky And Vince Staples

The comedy is executive produced by Pharrell.

A new trailer for Dope hit the web yesterday. The comedy, which was well-received when it played at Sundance, features a number of rappers: both A$AP Rocky and Vince Staples have acting roles, and the project is executive-produced by Pharrell. Rocky apparently got interested in the movie when he was helping his ex-girlfriend, Chanel Imam, who also appears in the film, prepare for her lines. He then recorded videos of himself and sent them to the director, Rick Famuyiwa, who gave him a chance to audition. Rocky told New York Times Magazine, “If I’m starring in a movie, I just want people to understand that I’m not a celebrity trying to use his status to finagle his way into Hollywood, you know? I really want to start from the bottom.”

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Dope hits theaters June 19.

Watch A New Trailer For ‘Dope’ With A$AP Rocky And Vince Staples