The Soloist is based on a series of articles published in 2005 by Los Angeles Times columnist, Steve Lopez, about real-life musical prodigy, Nathaniel Ayers (Jamie Foxx). The story centres on Ayers who, as a music student at the prestigious Juilliard School in New York, developed schizophrenia and subsequently ended up homeless on the streets of Los Angeles, playing his violin and cello to passers-by. The Soloist is a Working Title co-production with DreamWorks Pictures.
|Jamie Foxx||Nathaniel Ayers|
|Robert Downey Jr.||Steve Lopez|
|Patty Whitcher||Executive Producer|
|Tim Bevan||Executive Producer|
23rd September 2009
Take a look at some clips and behind the scenes featurettes from The Soloist.
3rd October 2008
Click here to view the international trailer