New York, NY – December 4, 2013 – The cultural phenomenon Trapped in the Closet is coming back to IFC with more chapters filled with intense drama, crazy situations and tumultuous relationships. The ultimate hip hopera returns in 2014 exclusively on IFC with brand new chapters featuring entertainment icon and multi‐platinum recording artist R. Kelly.
“R. Kelly is an enormously talented artist and his creativity is on full display in Trapped in the Closet,” says Jennifer Caserta, president and general manager of IFC. “We are fortunate to be his partner in this one-of-a-kind project that has captivated viewers and can’t wait to bring the next chapters of Trapped to IFC.”
In addition to starring in nearly every scene, R. Kelly is also creator, executive producer and co-director of Trapped in the Closet. Born entirely from his creative vision, characters Sylvester, Rufus, Cathy, Tina, Roxanne, Rosie the Nosy Neighbor, Randolph, Twan, Pimp Lucius, Dr. Perry, Reverend Moseley and kingpin Beeno all return to this epic saga with more secrets, infidelity and unyielding passion to save their relationships.
All 33 previous chapters of Trapped in the Closet will air on IFC Saturday, December 7 at 5:15 PM ET/PT. Fans can also relive Chapters 1-33 now at: https://www.ifc.com/shows/trapped-in-the-closet
Trapped in the Closet is produced by Sylvester Films and Ann Carli for IFC. Jim Swaffield co-directs.
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