Vivica A. Fox-starrer Kinky has been acquired by Patriot Releasing, part of the company’s plan to distribute 10 films a year that target African American women. Written and directed by Chocolate City helmer Jean Claude Lamarre, the film from Patriot Pictures will hit 300 screens October 12 and expand to 700 the following week.
The plot follows Dr. Joyce Richardson, a beautiful African American surgeon who begins a sexual journey with a billionaire investor. After a few months of dating, the couple begins exploring their most kinky sexual fantasies, leading them into a world of BDSM and hardcore sexual exploration.
Dawn Richard (Danity Kane), Robert Ri’Chard (Coach Carter), Eurika Pratts (Black Magic) and Gary Dourdan (CSI) co-star.
Producers are Patriot CEO/chairman Michael Mendelsohn, Jessie LeVostre and Pratts.
Patriot recently acquired a Black female-lead comedy spec, Wedding Guest List, with an aim to start production next year. Also, the company just wrapped on the RZA-directed heist thriller Cut Throat City with Wesley Snipes and Terrence Howard, as well as Chocolate City 3.
Kinky’s deal was negotiated between PMendelsohn, LaMarre and Nulite Media.