Get ready for a wild ride in the vibrant city of Las Vegas with the hilarious comedy, “Back on the Strip.” This uproarious film, brought to life by the talented writer and director Chris Spencer, revolves around a group of aging male strippers who reunite for one last shot at stardom in their iconic Vegas show, “The Chocolate Chips.” Little do they know that their journey is about to take an unexpected turn, filled with outrageous laughs and surprising twists.
At the heart of the story is Merlin, a wide-eyed and aspiring magician who finds himself on a spontaneous adventure in the dazzling city of Vegas. Sent by his supportive yet slightly overzealous mother to pursue his dream of becoming a professional magician, Merlin quickly discovers that the road to success is anything but straightforward. As fate would have it, the paths of the male stripper crew and Merlin collide, leading to an unforgettable collaboration that defies all expectations.
Playing the role of Merlin is the charismatic Wesley Snipes, known for his versatility and impeccable comedic timing. Joining Snipes in this uproarious ensemble are the talented JB Smoove, Gary Owen, Bill Bellamy, Faizon Love, Spence Moore II, and the dynamic duo of Tiffany Haddish and Raigan Harris. Together, they form an incredible cast that guarantees non-stop laughter and delightful on-screen chemistry.
“Back on the Strip” promises to be a comedic rollercoaster, packed with hilarious mishaps, unexpected friendships, and unforgettable performances. Get ready to witness the comedic genius of these seasoned entertainers as they navigate the glitz and glamour of the Las Vegas entertainment scene, proving that it’s never too late to chase your dreams or find a little magic in the most unexpected places.
So, grab your popcorn, settle into your seats, and prepare to laugh until your sides hurt as “Back on the Strip” takes you on a riotous journey through the heart of Las Vegas, where dreams are made, careers take unexpected turns, and laughter is the best medicine.
After losing the woman of his dreams, Merlin (Spence Moore II) moves to Las Vegas to pursue work as a magician, only to get hired as the front man in a revival of the notorious black male stripper crew, known as “The Chocolate Chips”. Led by Luther – now broke and broken – the old, domesticated, out-of-shape Chips put aside former conflicts and reunite to save the hotel they used to perform in while helping Merlin win back his girl and his career.
Back on the Strip will be released in theaters on August 18th, 2023.