Drumline (2002)

Director
Charles Stone III

Main cast
Nick Cannon; Zoe Saldana; Orlando Jones; Leonard Roberts; GQ

Genres
Drama, Romance, Comedy, Music

Description
A fish-out-of-water comedy about a talented street drummer from Harlem who enrolls in a Southern university, expecting to lead its marching band's drumline to victory. He initially flounders in his new world, before realizing that it takes more than talent to reach the top.


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