Celebrity Interview with Mamoudou Athie - Fox Searchlight Pictures PATTI CAKE$
Style + Life + Fashion had the opportunity to interview Hollywood Actor Mamoudou Athie. We know him from previous roles such as The Circle and Get Down.
In his current performance, he plays “Basterd” an ambiguous producer, which helps Patti achieve her dreams of making it into the world of rap.
Interview with Mamoudou Athie:
Mamoudou Athie shared his professional insight and performance for the upcoming drama film PATTIE CAKE$.
Upon speaking with Style + Life + Fashion, he discussed his love for performing and story-telling; which attracted him to become an accomplished actor. This started during childhood and progressed into Mamoudou receiving his first major role at age 21.
Aside from being a childhood thespian, Mamoudou also attended the Yale School of Drama and acted on Broadway.
The inspiration for Mamoudou taking this role in the movie PATTIE CAKE$ was due to the diversity of the character. In addition, he felt the movie was a great script and opportunity for a break-out performance.
His love of music and Shakespearian background are only a few traits from his previous roles that are incorporated in the new film.