Renowned comedian and filmmaker, Derrick Ellis, is set to captivate audiences once again as he unveils his second independently produced and directed feature film, “Deranged.” This gripping psychological thriller is poised to take cinema-goers on a rollercoaster ride through the corridors of the human mind.

Having carved his niche in the entertainment industry as a stand-up comedian for over three decades, Derrick Ellis now steps into the world of filmmaking with this exciting new project. Following the success of his debut film, “Bernie Problems,” “Deranged” promises to be a tour de force that showcases his evolution as an artist.

“Deranged” explores the enigmatic journey of Mark/Walter, portrayed by the emerging talent, Sean Leon. Ellis, who not only directed but also cast the film, brings his unique vision to life through the story of Mark, a character trapped between the surreal realm of dreams and the harsh reality of life. The film delves deep into the intricacies of the human psyche, challenging our perceptions of what’s real and what’s imagined.

Derrick Ellis’s producing partner, Michael Kent, is the mastermind behind the screenplay that promises to be a captivating narrative. The film is a testament to the creative synergy between Ellis and Kent, resulting in a thought-provoking masterpiece.

The highly anticipated premiere of “Deranged” is scheduled for Sunday, December 17, 2023, at Lumiere Cinema, located at the iconic Music Hall on 9036 Wilshire Blvd in Beverly Hills, CA. The event promises to be a star-studded affair, with a red carpet that will be graced by esteemed members of the film industry and entertainment luminaries.

The screening will commence promptly at 2:30 pm, ensuring that attendees get a firsthand experience of this mind-bending thriller. This is an opportunity to witness the culmination of Derrick Ellis’s creative journey from stand-up comedy to filmmaking.

Derrick Ellis’s production company, My Mama’s House Productions, has been instrumental in bringing “Deranged” to the silver screen. With his vision and talent, Ellis has established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the world of independent filmmaking.

Don’t miss the chance to be part of this cinematic milestone. Join us on Sunday, December 17, at Lumiere Cinema for the premiere of “Deranged,” where the worlds of dreams and reality collide in a film that promises to leave a lasting impression.

About Derrick Ellis:

Derrick Ellis is a veteran stand-up comedian who has transitioned into the world of filmmaking with remarkable success. His first feature film, “Bernie Problems,” garnered attention and acclaim, and “Deranged” is set to elevate his stature as a filmmaker. With over three decades in comedy and four years in filmmaking, Ellis continues to inspire audiences with his unique blend of humor and creativity. He resides in Los Angeles, CA, where he continues to push the boundaries of artistic expression.

Tickets for the premiere are now available for purchase online. With limited seats available, early reservations are encouraged to avoid missing out on this cinematic extravaganza.To secure your seat for this unforgettable event, visit

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