Release dateMay 11, 2012 (2012-05-11) WriterAaron R. Astillero (screenplay), Rel Dowdell (screenplay) Music directorCharles Gregory Washington ScreenplayRel Dowdell, Aaron R. Astillero CastTony Todd (Curtis), Kirk Jones (Craig Jenkins), Irma P. Hall (Grandma Barnes), Raw Leiba (Balu), Nicoye Banks (Goldie), Brandon Ruckdashel (Marty Levine) Similar moviesThree the Hard Way (1974)
TaglineWhen the game changes, so does everything you thought you had seen.
Changing the game official trailer
Changing the Game is a 2012 dramatic film starring Sean Riggs, Tony Todd, Raw Leiba, Sticky Fingaz, Brandon Ruckdashel and Irma P. Hall and directed by Rel Dowdell. The film opened theatrically by AMC Theatres in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, DC, Atlanta and was cited by the noted website FilmFresh.com as one of the top three African-American films of 2012. The film recently premiered on May 15, 2014 on cable channel BET as the "Movie of the Week."
Darrell, played by actor Sean Riggs, is a supremely intelligent African-American man whom rises from the tough streets of Philadelphia to the world of high finance on Wall Street. He soon learns the white-collar world is filled with as much crime as the drug-filled hood he left behind.
Sean Riggs as "Darrell".
Tony Todd as Curtis the Diabolical / FBI Agent
Irma P. Hall as Grandma Barnes, Darrell's grandmother.
Sticky Fingaz as Craig.
Brandon Ruckdashel as Marty Levine.
Dennis L.A. White as Dre.
Suzzanne Douglas as Mrs. Davis, Darrell's teacher.
Raw Leiba as Balu.
Elizabeth Marie Camacho as Julissa, Sexy Flight Attendant.