The singer-songwriter’s new film,“A Beautiful Soul,” is done and will make its national debut at AMC Theaters across the country onMay 4th when it will open at three Chicago-area AMC theaters: Crestwood 18 (13221 Rivercrest Drive Crestwood, IL 60445) , Country Club Hills 16 (4201 W.167th St. Country Club Hills, IL 60478) and Ford City 14 (7601 S. Cicero Ave. Chicago, IL 60652).
In the meantime, Haddon is coming to Chicago early and teaming up with WGRB 1390 for the A Beautiful Soul Experience: Fan Appreciation Tour to rally fans to support the theatrical release of it the first week in May.
During the event, Haddon will sing music from the film, moderate a Q&A session with co-star Harry Lennix and show exclusive clips of the film to whet fans appetites to go out and support the movie when it opens. The party takes place April 16th @ 7 p.m., Fellowship Chicago located at 4543 S. Princeton Avenue, Chicago, IL. 60609. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and admission is freeDirected by Jeff Byrd (“Soul Food “ TV series), “A Beautiful Soul”, is the story of Andre Stephens (Haddon), an R&B superstar who has success, fame and fortune but has lost his way spiritually. The film follows Andre after his “perfect” life is shattered in a brutal attack that leaves he and his best friend, Chris Johnson (Ri’chard), clinging to life. The tragedy pushes Andre onto a spiritual journey that forces him to make a choice that could change his destiny forever. Leading the “A Beautiful Soul” cast is Haddon as Andre Stephens. The film also stars Harry Lennix (“The Matrix”) as Jeff Freeze, Robert Ri’chard (“Coach Carter”), Lesley Ann Brandt (“Spartacus”), and Barry Floyd (“The Game”). The film also features an original soundtrack of music from Deitrick Haddon as well Kierra Sheard and Faith Evans, among others.