Rooftop Films premieres the 1970s New York City-set comedy Inspector Ike, inspired by the likes of Columbo and The Naked Gun. After moving around the world, Inspector Ike (Ikechukwu Ufomadu) relocated back to New York City. It’s here where he joined the force and became the greatest police detective. He’s not a bumbling idiot and certainly doesn’t play the role in a way that Leslie Nielsen might. Ufomadu plays the detective with a deadpan delivery…"Inspector Ike Inspired By Columbo, The Naked Gun"
Graham Mason spoke with Solzy at the Movies about Inspector Ike, which will screen during the Rooftop Films Summer Series. The screening, which serves as the physical premiere, takes place on Saturday night. What was the genesis behind the screenplay for Inspector Ike? Graham Mason: Ike is someone that I was a big fan of on the comedy scene out here in Brooklyn. We had worked together on a few projects and at some point…"Graham Mason talks Inspector Ike"