British TV regular Reggie Yates releases his directorial debut
Reggie Yates is a household name in showbiz.
In an interview on ITVHello Great BritainYates said, “Yeah, so it’s a coming-of-age story fueled by joy more than anything, and I think we’ve had more than our fair share of films based on traumatic issues.”
To interview Adil ray drew criticism for claiming the film helps break stereotypes.
He said, “I love the fact that you literally break down stereotypes, don’t you? We, you know, we’re thinking about a movie about black kids and it’s kind of a gang and it’s gangsters and it’s, you know, drugs and stuff.
Reggie is known for his work on children’s television channel CBBC in shows like Get 100 and Only In America With Fearne Cotton, as well as with Carl Fenton on Grange Hill.
So who is Reggie Yates?
Who is Reggie Yates and what is his net worth?
Reggie Yates was born in London on May 31, 1983.
Celebrity Net Worth reports that the 38-year-old’s fortune is around £ 2.2million.
In a career that began as a child actor, Yates is now an award-winning director. His 2014 short, Date Night starring Daniel Kaluuya won the award for best British short film at the London Independent Film Festival.
He then wrote and directed several other films.
Yates has also won awards for presenting documentaries. Reggie Yates’ Extreme Russia won multiple Broadcast Awards in 2016.
He is good friends with and has frequently featured alongside Fearne Cotton, as well as shows on BBC Radio 1.
What is Reggie Yates’ new film Pirates about and when is it coming out?
Yates will be releasing his first feature film with the upcoming “Pirates”. In its official biography, the film is explained as a “coming-of-age comedy is a love letter to the British garage scene and a time capsule to ’90s London”.
The comedy follows three young pirate radio DJs from London and stars Elliot Edusah, Jordan Peters and Reda Elzaouar.
Their characters, Cappor, Two Tonne, and Kidda are doing their best to try and make New Years Eve party at a certain club, which they think will be one of the best nights of their lives.
Pirates hits theaters on November 26.
Yates said he wanted to make a garage music movie because it wasn’t something he had seen in a movie.
He told the Guardian : “I had never seen garage music in anything movie-related before. ”
“It breaks my heart that it just wasn’t celebrated like ska or grime or punk was.”