Anticipations are high for the movie “Guava Island” which stars Rihanna, Donald Glover, and Letitia Wright. The great news about the movie release is that fans do not need to leave the comfort of their homes to see the movie as it will premiere on YouTube.
YouTube has announced in a press release that the movie will premiere during Coachella’s live stream on YouTube. Childish Gambino, Glover’s music persona, is one of the acts performing on April 12 as announced by Yahoo.
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— Coachella (@coachella) April 3, 2019
Refinery29 reports YouTube’s press release saying “YouTube’s Weekend 1 live stream, presented by T-Mobile in the US, and Garnier and Coca-Cola in Canada, will give music fans around the world the best seats in the desert for groundbreaking performances from their favorite artists when they tune into Coachella’s YouTube Channel on any screen (desktop, mobile and living room) and within the YouTube Music app. In addition, fans will get treated to a one-time premier of the new Childish Gambino film, ‘Guava Island,’ featuring Rihanna.”
— Haku (@_iStan4Rihanna) April 5, 2019
Ads of Guava Island have popped up severally on Spotify stating the release date as April 13, which falls a night after Glover’s performance at Coachella.
The plot on IMDB reads, “A tropical thriller that casts Donald Glover as a musician with designs on pulling off a scheme to rob his way into the good life, which quickly gets him in over his head.”
The movie, which is set in Cuba, was shot on location.