For the nice a part of a yr, trustworthy followers of Donald Glover (rap identify Infantile Gambino) and Rihanna have eagerly looked for extra clues in regards to the pair’s mysterious challenge, a music-centered movie spearheaded by Glover called Guava Island. The movie attracted main buzz in August 2018 after photographs of Glover and Rihanna on set in Havana, Cuba hit the Web. Now, nevertheless, followers can relaxation straightforward as a result of particulars in regards to the movie’s launch and availability have emerged from none aside from Glover himself. The multi-hyphenate of an entertainer took to his Twitter feed to share that he could be giving a free screening of Guava Island after his efficiency at Coachella’s first weekend, this Saturday, on Amazon Prime for many who gained’t be in attendance in Indio on the pageant.
In an interview with Vanity Fair about how the movie got here to be, Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke mentioned that she trusted in Glover’s imaginative and prescient from the start.
“I would have committed to Donald sight unseen.” Salke mentioned. “I knew whatever he wanted to amplify would have relevance and be entertaining. He has that ability to create cultural moments and spread a message that’s interesting.”
Forward of the movie’s debut on Saturday, right here’s what to find out about Guava Island and easy methods to watch it — even in the event you don’t have a TV.
When does Guava Island premiere?
Based on Vanity Fair, Guava Island will premiere on Thursday night time on the Coachella campgrounds forward of Glover’s headlining efficiency on Friday night time. Following Glover’s efficiency, the film shall be accessible free of charge on Amazon Prime Video on Saturday.
How can I watch Guava Island on TV?
Guava Island shall be accessible to look at on streaming platform Amazon Prime, which you’ll be able to hook as much as a TV. It can even be dwell streaming on Twitch and YouTube’s Coachella Livestream.
How can I stream Guava Island on-line?
Guava Island shall be accessible to stream on-line free of charge on Amazon Prime on Saturday, April 13, from 3:01 am EST till 9:01 pm EST on Sunday, April 14, ample time for viewers to look at the movie and nonetheless catch the ultimate season premiere of Recreation of Thrones; after this time, it’ll solely be accessible to Amazon Prime subscribers. It can even be livestreamed at 8:00 pm EST on Saturday on Twitch and YouTube’s Coachella livestream.
What’s Guava Island about?
Impressed by Fenando Meirelle’s Metropolis of God and Prince’s traditional, Purple Rain, Guava Island is an island thriller written by Glover’s brother, Stephen Glover and directed by Glover’s longtime collaborator Hiro Murai, that facilities on Glover’s native musician character, who units out to throw a pageant for his neighborhood. Rihanna will play his love curiosity, whereas Black Panther‘s Letitia Wright will even seem within the movie.
Who’s on the Guava Island group?
The challenge depends closely on Glover’s tried-and-true arsenal; Glover’s brother, Stephen Glover, who’s the pinnacle story editor and author on Atlanta, wrote the movie. In the meantime, Hiro Murai, the director behind a lot of Atlanta‘s most beloved episodes and Glover’s immediately viral and much-talked about music video, This Is America, additionally directed Guava Island. The movie was produced by Glover, Carmen Cuba and Fam Udeorji.
And the way can I watch Infantile Gambino carry out?
Those that wish to watch Infantile Gambino carry out along with watching Guava Island can catch his headlining set through the YouTube Coachella livestream on Friday night time.
What else have Donald Glover and Rihanna labored on lately?
Whereas Donald Glover and Rihanna haven’t collaborated musically collectively, Glover carried out as Infantile Gambino at Rihanna’s annual Diamond Ball in 2018.