Cast 28

  1. Adrien Brody

    Adrien Brody

    Leonard Chess

  2. Jeffrey Wright

    Jeffrey Wright

    Muddy Waters

  3. Beyoncé Knowles

    Beyoncé Knowles

    Etta James

  4. Gabrielle Union

    Gabrielle Union

    Geneva Wade

  5. Columbus Short

    Columbus Short

    Little Walter

  6. Cedric the Entertainer

    Cedric the Entertainer

    Willie Dixon

  7. Emmanuelle Chriqui

    Emmanuelle Chriqui

    Revetta Chess

  8. Eamonn Walker

    Eamonn Walker

    Howlin' Wolf

  9. Yasiin Bey

    Yasiin Bey

    Chuck Berry

  10. Valence Thomas

    Valence Thomas

    James Cotton

  11. Jay O. Sanders

    Jay O. Sanders

    Mr. Feder

  12. Norman Reedus

    Norman Reedus

    Chess Engineer

  13. Aaron Munoz

    Aaron Munoz


  14. Kevin Mambo

    Jimmy Rogers

  15. Chyna Layne

    Chyna Layne


  16. Albert Jones

    Albert Jones

    Hubert Sumlin

  17. Jordan Haynes

    Pot Strong

  18. Suzette Gunn

    Suzette Gunn

    Minnie Ripperton

  19. Jill Flint

    Jill Flint

    Shelly Feder

  20. Shiloh Fernandez

    Shiloh Fernandez

    Phil Chess

  21. Eshaya Draper

    Charles Waters

  22. Eric Bogosian

    Eric Bogosian

    Alan Freed

  23. Tammy Blanchard

    Tammy Blanchard

    Isabelle Allan

  24. Tony Bentley

    Tony Bentley


  25. Veronika Dash

    Veronika Dash

    Blonde Girl

  26. Dexter Darden

    Dexter Darden

    Geneva's Teenage Son

  27. Wade Mylius

    Wade Mylius


Crew 33


  1. Nicolas Locke

    Art Direction

  2. Linda Burton

    Production Design

  3. Leni Calas

    Property Master


  1. Anastas N. Michos

    Director of Photography

  2. Eric Liebowitz

    Still Photographer

Costume & Make-Up

  1. Johnetta Boone

    Costume Design

  2. Jeffrey Rebelo

    Hair Department Head

  3. Marjorie Durand

    Makeup Department Head


  1. Drew Jiritano

    Special Effects Coordinator

  2. Stephen A. Pope

    Stephen A. Pope

    Stunt Coordinator


  1. Darnell Martin

    Darnell Martin


  2. Jonathan Starch

    First Assistant Director

  3. Melissa Kalbfus

    Script Supervisor



  1. Beyoncé Knowles

    Beyoncé Knowles

    Executive Producer

  2. Ronnie Kupferwasser

    Location Manager

  3. Sofia Sondervan


  4. Andrew Lack


  5. Petra Hoebel

    Unit Production Manager


  1. Chris Navarro

    Chris Navarro

    ADR Mixer

  2. Nathan Lindsey

    ADR Recordist

  3. Teferra McKenzie

    Boom Operator

  4. David Briggs

    ADR Editor, Dialogue Editor

  5. Cate Montana

    ADR Editor, Dialogue Editor

  6. Rachel Chancey

    Foley Supervisor

  7. John Carbonara

    Music Editor

  8. Beth Rosenblatt

    Music Supervisor

  9. Mark Filip

    Sound Effects Editor

  10. Rusty Dunn

    Sound Effects Editor

  11. Jeff Pullman

    Sound Mixer

  12. Lewis Goldstein

    Sound Re-Recording Mixer, Supervising Sound Editor

Visual Effects

  1. Robert Lopuski

    Visual Effects Supervisor


  1. Darnell Martin

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