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Complex Drops Star-studded Trailer For Spinning Gold Including Wiz Khalifa & Jason Derulo

A new feature film is coming out based on the real life events of Neil Bogart, who has somewhat been acknowledged for contributing to the rise of disco. The biopic, titled Spinning Gold, revolves around the iconic 1970s record executive and the founder of Casablanca Records, which is now owned by Universal Music Group.

Casablanca Records was the one-time label of Donna Summer, Parliament, Gladys Knight, the Village People, and many other notable stars. Complex recently shared the trailer with the description, 

“What do Donna Summer, Parliament, Gladys Knight, The Isley Brothers, The Village People, and Bill Withers all have in common with the rock band KISS?  They all rose to their musical heights under the watchful ear of the music industry’s most colorful and brilliant music producer, Neil Bogart, founder of Casablanca Records, the most successful independent record company of all time. Along with a ragtag team of young music lovers, Neil and Casablanca Records would rewrite history and change the music industry forever.”

Jeremy Jordan plays Neil Bogart in Spinning Gold, which also features Wiz Khalifa as Parliament’s funk icon George Clinton, Jason Derulo as Ron Isley, Chris Redd as the disc jockey Frankie Crocker, and Michael Ian Black as Kiss manager Bill Aucoin.

The film’s synopsis says, “Their mix of creative insanity, a total belief in each other and the music they were creating, shaped our culture and ultimately defined a generation. In a story so unbelievable that it can only be true, comes the motion picture event of the musical journey of Neil Bogart and how his Casablanca Records created the greatest soundtrack of our lives.”

Spinning Gold, which is written, directed, and produced by Neil Bogart’s son, Timothy Scott Bogart, hits theaters March 31.


Watch the official trailer for Spinning Gold here: