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‘The American Society of Magical Negroes’ Due on Disc May 14, Streaming on Peacock May 3

‘The American Society of Magical Negroes’ Due on Disc May 14, Streaming on Peacock May 3

Focus Features’ satire The American Society of Magical Negroes will be available for streaming exclusively on Peacock May 3 and on Blu-ray, DVD and regular digital (after premium release) collector’s edition May 14 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
 
The comedy, which has earned $2.5 million at the domestic box office, is about a young man, Aren, who is recruited into a secret society of magical Black people who dedicate their lives to a cause of utmost importance: making white peoples’ lives easier.

Directed, written and produced by Kobi Libii (“Madam Secretary,” “Alpha House”), the film stars Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen KingdomPokemon: Detective Pikachu), David Alan Grier (The Color Purple, “Joe Pickett”), An-Li Bogan (After Yang, “The Unsettling”), Drew Tarver (“The Other Two,” “Bless the Harts”), Michaela Watkins (You Hurt My Feelings, “Search Party”), Rupert Friend (Asteroid City, “Anatomy of a Scandal”) and Nicole Byer (“Grand Crew,” “Rugrats”).

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Bonus features on digital, Blu-ray and DVD include three making-of featurettes and audio commentary with the producer-director-writer Kobi Libii.

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