Interview by Paul Salfen
“On Chicago’s South Side, an average day finds kids prepping for school as their parents head off to work, young adults trying to make a living, and the elders keeping an eye on things from their front porches. But in this tough neighborhood, real dangers threaten daily to squelch dreams, and the simplest decisions can have life or death consequences.”
Curtiss Cook plays Douda, a successful businessman and mayoral candidate by day, stealth leader of a brutal local gang by night. He knows how to shake the right hands and smile for the camera, but his motives are purely selfish and he is ruthless in his pursuit of them.