Sirius Lee: The Problematic Time Transplant
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Sirius Lee, The Problematic Time Transplant is a micro web series. Season one consists of 10 episodes with an average length of 4 minutes per episode. This is a comedic sci-fi web series with a musical twist.
When Sirius Lee isn’t mastering quantum teleportation, he can be found busting bad guys, or spitting hot bars with wholesome messages! But, his old school ways won’t save him when he’s transplanted to modern-day Oakland, CA in the year 2020. He’ll have to contend with sky-high rent prices, legalized refer, and his estranged 45-year-old son Junior as he fights tirelessly to get back to 1980. Sirius Lee tries his best to adapt to his new surroundings and learns some valuable lessons about nutrition, toxic masculinity, and the health benefits of cannabis along the way. He’ll also rekindle his relationship with Junior and encounter some new and old friends that will help him get back to his time.
Director Biography - Theo Hollingsworth
Theo Hollingsworth is a narrative and documentary film producer based in Oakland, California. He produces films that showcase the varied stories and cultures of black people and people of color. He studied film production at Howard University and has been producing and directing for over fifteen years His work has screened at dozens of film festivals across the country and streamed online through various platforms including REVOLT.tv, Essence.com, and Ebony.com.
Sirius Lee is an idea I conceived of over 10 years ago. I wanted to make an animated series that explores time travel through the lens of a black person. Of course, the original idea I had is was way bigger than the budget and skillset I have, so I got creative and decided to make it live-action and cast myself in the lead role to reduce the overall cast budget. The experience of making this first season has helped me realize how much I love acting and working with film crews to bring a vision to life. I consider this project the highlight of my career to this point and I cannot wait to share this series with the world!
- Theo HollingsworthDirector
- Theo HollingsworthWriter
- Theo HollingsworthProducer
- Ayanna ZeiglerProducer
- Lull MengeshaProducer
- Theo HollingsworthKey Cast“Sirius Lee”
- PharoahKey Cast“Junior”
- Elijah FlowersKey Cast“James”
- Alysha EnglishKey Cast“Gloria Lee”