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Light It Up (1999) Poster

(1999)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Craig Bolotin

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Craig Bolotin ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Usher Raymond ... Lester Dewitt
Forest Whitaker ... Officer Dante Jackson
Rosario Dawson ... Stephanie Williams
Robert Ri'chard ... Zacharias 'Ziggy' Malone
Judd Nelson ... Ken Knowles
Fredro Starr ... Rodney J. Templeton
Sara Gilbert ... Lynn Sabatini
Clifton Collins Jr. ... Robert 'Rivers' Tremont
Glynn Turman ... Principal Allan Armstrong
Vic Polizos ... Capt. Monroe
Vanessa Williams ... Audrey McDonald (as Vanessa L. Williams)
Gaddiel Otero Gaddiel Otero ... Arturo Orosco
Frank Dominelli Frank Dominelli ... Sgt. Tortino
Reggie Theus Reggie Theus ... Intel. Officer #1
Jennifer Say Gan ... Intel. Officer #2
Kevyn Morrow ... Boy (Gangbanger) (as Kevin Morrow)
Kevin R. Kelly ... O'Connor (Security Guard) (as Kevin Robert Kelly)
La Taunya Bounds La Taunya Bounds ... Bridget (as LaTaunya Bounds)
Erica Hubbard ... Girl One (Bathroom)
Melissa Gonzalez Melissa Gonzalez ... Girl Two (Bathroom)
Patrick Nugent Patrick Nugent ... Police Officer Kelly
Sharif Atkins ... Gunman
Stephen R. Key Stephen R. Key ... Rookie Cop
Eric Aviles Eric Aviles ... Vernon
Shawn Isom Shawn Isom ... Straggler #1
Deborah J. Crable Deborah J. Crable ... WPIX Anchor
Amy Landecker ... Reporter #2
Rengin Altay Rengin Altay ... NY Post Reporter #3
Sam Samuelson Sam Samuelson ... NY Post Reporter #4
Rhomeyn Johnson ... SWAT Spotter
Llou Johnson Llou Johnson ... Radio DJ
Daren Flam ... Cop (Shooting at kids)
Erick Esteban Erick Esteban ... Armondo (as Erick Garcia)
Olumiji Olawumi ... Student Council Secretary (as Olumiji Aina Olawumi)
Dan De Casual Dan De Casual ... Mr. Miller
Serena Altschul ... Herself
Liza Cruzat Liza Cruzat ... MTV Employee
Sabrina Dames Crutchfield Sabrina Dames Crutchfield ... BET Reporter
Charles Brougham Charles Brougham ... Team Leader
Eddie J. Fernandez ... Tactical Cop #2 (Shooter) (as Eddie Fernandez)
Donna Hanover ... Fox News Anchor
Tara Hickey Tara Hickey ... Secretary
Darlene Komar Darlene Komar ... Principal Armstrong's Secretary
Velma Austin Velma Austin ... Lester's Mom (as Velma Austin Massey)
Bob Minor ... Lester's Dad (as Robert Minor)
Marvin Nelson ... SWAT Team Member
Eriq F. Prince ... Security Officer
Gary Anthony Ramsay ... News Anchor #1
Dale Rivera ... Security Guard (Bob)
Sue Simmons ... WNBC Anchor
Adam Gifford ... Cop #2 (as Adam G.)
LeShay N. Tomlinson ... Student
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Carrillo Michael Carrillo ... Dj kilo - student
Rick Johnson Rick Johnson ... Sniper
David Michael Fordham David Michael Fordham ... Knowles Kid (uncredited)
Angie Grace Angie Grace ... Student (uncredited)
Artel Great ... Shakur (uncredited)
Trae Ireland ... Student (uncredited)
Krystale Marie Krystale Marie ... Cheerleader (uncredited)
Maureen Mendoza ... Student-Marissa (uncredited)
Mellonie Mendoza Mellonie Mendoza ... Knowles Kid (uncredited)
Christian Picciolini ... Student (uncredited)
Richard Pierre-Louis ... Ford (uncredited)
Stacey Tom Stacey Tom ... Knowles Kid (uncredited)

Produced by 

Bridget D. Davis ... co-producer
Helena Echegoyen ... co-producer
Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds ... executive producer
Tracey E. Edmonds ... producer
David A. Starke ... co-executive producer (as David Starke)

Music by 

Harry Gregson-Williams

Cinematography by 

Elliot Davis ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Wendy Greene Bricmont

Casting By 

Robi Reed ... (as Robi Reed-Humes)

Production Design by 

Lawrence G. Paull

Art Direction by 

Karen Fletcher Trujillo

Set Decoration by 

Tricia Schneider ... (as Patricia Schneider)

Costume Design by 

Salvador Pérez Jr.

Makeup Department 

Don Abbinanti ... hair stylist (as Donald Joseph Abbinanti)
Kate Best ... makeup artist: Ms. Williams
Eadra Brown ... additional hair stylist
Lun Yé Hodges ... key hair stylist
James Lacey ... makeup assistant
Helen Marchfield ... makeup assistant
Neal Martz ... key makeup artist
Tara McCarthy ... additional hair stylist
Stephanie McLemore ... additional hair stylist
Suzi Ostos ... assistant makeup artist
Cheryl Pickenback ... assistant hair stylist
Chip Williams ... makeup artist
Denise Wynbrandt ... additional makeup artist

Production Management 

Karyn McCarthy ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Anne Berger ... additional second second assistant director
Kevin Barry Howe ... second unit director
Rick Johnson ... first assistant director
Don H. Julien ... additional second assistant director (as Don Julien)
Jules Kovisars ... second assistant director: addditional photography
Richard S. Lederer ... first assistant director: second unit
Charles Mueller ... second second assistant director
Jon C. Scheide ... second assistant director

Art Department 

David Best ... painter (as David A. Best)
Wendy Bonn ... scenic artist
David Conaghan ... lead person (as David 'Conman' Conaghan)
Johnny D. Culley ... assistant property master
Sean Everett ... property master (as Sean E. Markland)
David Finney ... mural artist
Ron Grenko ... set dresser
Joseph Musso ... production illustrator
Melissa Nusbaum ... art department coordinator
Sterling Price ... mural artist
Kurt Sharp ... set designer
Timothy W. Tiedje ... property master
Matthew Tufano ... set dresser
Rob Yale ... buyer

Sound Department 

James Bolt ... re-recording mixer
Tim Gomillion ... sound recordist
Dave Kulczycki ... sound editor
John A. Larsen ... supervising sound editor
Christian P. Minkler ... re-recording mixer
Steve F. Price ... digital assistant sound editor
Douglas Shamburger ... boom operator (second unit)
Scott D. Smith ... production sound mixer
Donald Sylvester ... adr editor
Scott Warren ... boom operator
Jay Wilkinson ... sound effects editor
John Lajvort ... sound editorial engineer (uncredited)
James Marchione ... adr recordist (uncredited)
John Soukup ... sound transfer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Wendy Bonn ... special effects
Jeffrey Hurt ... special effects technician
Rodman Kiser ... special effects foreman
Don Parsons ... special effects coordinator
Andrew Paulo ... special effects crew
Daniel Yates ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Andrea D'Amico ... visual effects producer: POP Film

Stunts 

Jeff Corveau ... stunts
Eddie J. Fernandez ... assistant stunt coordinator
James Fierro ... stunt coordinator (as Jim Fierro)
Jerome Haywood ... stunts
Rick LeFevour ... stunt coordinator
Richard Lexsee ... stunts
Stacy Logan ... stunts
Tom Lowell ... stunt coordinator
Daniel Maldonado ... stunts
Irvetta McMurtry ... stunt double
Craig Meier ... stunts
Carl Paoli ... stunts
Bobby Stuart ... stunts (as Bob Stuart)
Larry C. Tankson ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Art Bartels ... key grip
Wendy Bonn ... grip
Kevin Boyd ... video assist operator / video coordinator
Travis Busenbark ... grip
Makiko Carlson ... assistant camera (as Makiko Watanabe)
Paolo Cascio ... first assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit
Gerrit Dangremond ... camera operator / steadicam operator
Christopher Glasgow ... additional rigging electrician
Charles S. Hodes ... still photographer (as Chuck Hodes)
Darryl Miller ... grip
Peter Neil ... assistant camera
William Newell ... gaffer: second unit
Chris Peterson ... grip
James F. Roorda ... dolly grip
Richard Sobin ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Alan Thatcher ... director of photography: second unit
Michelle Mann ... camera remote technician (uncredited)
Kareem Rogers ... second assistant camera (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Darlene R. Hunt ... extras casting associate
Yolanda D. Hunt ... casting associate
Sharon D. King ... casting: Chicago
Marvin Nelson ... casting assistant
Regina Prokop ... extras casting: Chicago
Heather White ... extras casting assistant
Terri Douglas ... adr voice casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Gina Marie Ome ... additional set costumer
Nancy Takehara ... costume supervisor

Editorial Department 

Gary Burritt ... negative cutter
William Danaher ... apprentice editor
Dana E. Glauberman ... first assistant editor
Dennis McNeill ... lab color timer (as Denny McNeill)

Location Management 

Demetra Diamantopoulos ... location manager
Stefan Nikolov ... assistant location manager
Rocky Russell ... location assistant

Music Department 

Peter DiStefano ... musician: guitar
Gavin Greenaway ... conductor
P.J. Hanke ... composer: additional music
Steve Jablonsky ... composer: additional music
Robert Kraft ... executive in charge of music
Michael McQuarn ... music supervisor
Alan Meyerson ... score mixer
Ty Swaggalee Scott ... music department
Gregg Silk ... assistant score engineer
Richard Whitfield ... music editor
Danielle Diego ... music executive (uncredited)
Wayne Kiser ... music preparation (uncredited)
Mike Knobloch ... music executive (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Armand Paoletti ... transportation coordinator

Other crew 

Maeyen A. Bassey ... assistant to director
Michael Connor ... assistant: Mr. Whitaker
Merrilee Dale ... first assistant accountant
Allyson Daugherty ... photo double
Kathy Edwards ... post-production accountant
Leslie Anne Engel ... pre-production coordinator
Will Gatlin ... craft service
P.J. Haines ... chef
Tiffany Harrell ... Stand-in for rosario dawson
Michael Hendrickson ... production executive: Fox
Shari Lynn Himes ... assistant: David A. Starke / production coordinator: insert unit
Matthew Hirsch ... assistant to director: post-production
Eva Jensen ... studio teacher
Andrea Larsen ... first accountant
David Leonard ... production assistant
Sean Lynn ... assistant chef
Nancy S. Marshall ... assistant production coordinator
Jason Negron ... craft service assistant
Marvin Nelson ... production assistant
Vail Romeyn ... production coordinator
Maria C. Roxas ... Director's Assistant
Hunter Shepherd ... assistant: Mr. Bolotin, Los Angeles
Flo Speakman ... second assistant production coordinator
Sheilah Sullivan ... accountant
John David Wolfe ... production assistant
Lee Curreri ... drum programmer (uncredited)
Michalla Petersen ... voice-over artist (uncredited)

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