Chance the Rapper makes his debut as an actor in the A24 Pictures horror movie "Slice," which will get a one-night-only release on Sept. 10 in 21 U.S. cities, including Chance the Rapper's hometown of Chicago, where the film's world premiere will be held that night at the ArcLight Chicago Theater. After the screenings, there will be a live Q&A with "Slice" writer/director Austin Vesely and "Slice" co-stars Chance the Rapper, Zazie Beetz, Paul Scheer and Rae Gray.
The movie will be shown at 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. local time in the following cities: Austin, Texas; Atlanta; Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; Chicago; Dallas; Denver; Detroit; Houston; Los Angeles; Miami Beach; Milwaukee; Nashville; New York City; Philadelphia; Portland, Oregon; Raleigh, North Carolina; San Francisco; Seattle; St. Louis; and Washington, D.C. The movie's official site has the exact times and theater locations.
"Slice" is about an outlaw who was framed for a killing spree of pizza delivery boys. In "Slice," Chance the Rapper plays Dax Lycander, a werewolf and former Chinese food delivery person who tries to get to the bottom of the mystery. "Slice" is Vesely's feature-film debut. He has previously directed music videos for artists such as Kids These Days, Marrow, and Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment.
As previously reported, Chance the Rapper is headlining Spotify's RapCaviar Live concert taking place Sept. 29 at the Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, New York. He's also set to perform at the 2018 BBC Radio 1Xtra Live concert in London on Sept. 22.