Director Boots Riley talks to Kaleem Aftab about capitalism, race and resistance in his fabulous absurdist comedy Sorry to Bother You, while Hannah McGill examines Hollywood’s long history of workplace satires.
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‘In 2012, The Coup's frontman Boots Riley completed the first draft of the screenplay for the 2018 film Sorry to Bother You. While he would later direct the film from that screenplay, Riley had no way to produce the film in 2012. As such, The Coup made the album of the same name, which was inspired by the screenplay.’ Wikipedia