THE GERMAN KING TRAILER
At the start of WWI, Rudolf Manga Bell, a German-raised Cameroonian king, discovers his people being oppressed by colonialism. He realizes the only way to end their suffering is to lead a rebellion against Kaiser Wilhelm II, a man he once called his brother.
Adetokumboh “Ade” M'Cormack is an actor and filmmaker originally from Sierra Leone. His acting credits include Blood Diamond, Battle: Los Angeles, and Captain America: Winter Soldier. He has a series regular role on Castlevania and has been on Blood of Zeus, NCIS, Lost and Heroes.
“Irish Goodbye” the first short film he wrote, directed and produced, screened at the Cannes Emerging Filmmaker Showcase and is currently on Amazon Prime Video. His second short “The German King” E.P’d by Pauley Perrette, also screened at Cannes, qualified for the 2020 Oscars in the Best Live Action Short category and earned M’Cormack a Best Actor Award at the Rhode Island International Film Festival. He is currently developing the feature length version of the film. The script was a finalist in the 2020 Rhode Island Film Festival, WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Script Competition and Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition.
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