Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx, who stars as the schizophrenic cello prodigy,...
Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx, who stars as the schizophrenic cello prodigy, Nathaniel Ayers, in “The Soloist,”
has generated plenty of Oscar buzz in Hollywood. The gifted actor is starring in a true story about the Julliard phenomenon born in Los Angeles who was later discovered by L.A. Times columnist Steve Lopez (Robert Downey, Jr.), who published articles about his experience with Ayers that were later turned into a book called: “The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music.”
ESSENCE.com takes a sneak peek at the movie in theaters now.