Aside from being an American rapper and record producer, David Banner has also appeared in a number of films.
In 2007, David Banner created the Adult Swim cartoon “That Crook’d Sipp” along with Mike Weiss, Nick Weidenfeld, and Jacob Escobedo. The pilot premiered on Sunday, on May 13 on Cartoon Network. After the pilot, six additional episodes were ordered to air in 2007 but never did, and in mid-2009, the cartoon was completely scrapped.
Also in 2007, Banner has a small role in the Christmas comedy-drama “This Christmas,” which as directed by Preston A. Whitmore II and featured popular actors including Idris Elba, Regina King, and Chris Brown. Banner played the role of Mo.
In 2010, Banner garnered a role in the movie “Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming,” the direct-to-video sequel to 2007’s “Stomp the Yard”. Banner acted alongside Pooch Hall and Jasmine Guy. The movie is about a character looking to locate balance between school, work, relationships, and his love of step performance. Banner played the role of Jay, a gang leader.
Banner’s last current role was in the 2010 thriller “The Experiment,” which was a remake of a 2001 German film of the same name. It was a straight-to video film in the United States and centered around a psychological study between guards and prisoners. Banner acted alongside Adrien Brody and Forest Whitaker as a guard named Bosche.
The Great start of David Banner
The first film he has a role in was the 2006 film “Black Snake Moan”. David Banner was cast alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Christina Ricci, as well as Justin Timberlake. Banner plays the role of Tehronne. Though it was a small role, it did introduce Banner to the world of acting.