We have good news. The streaming giant, Netflix has announced that it is creating an exciting new film that is coming soon. The star-studded cast and crew are, in itself, enough to create a hype. The Netflix film titled ‘The Harder They Fall’ is produced by renowned rapper Jay-Z as well as James Lassiter, Lawrence Bender, Jeymes Samuel. The lead actors will be Golden Globe Winner Idris Elba who has also starred in major hits like Avengers: Infinity War, Beasts of No Nation and Jonathan Majors who was in Da 5 Bloods, The Last Black Man in San Francisco.
We told you, the news is good.
Idris Elba, Jonathan Majors, and Jay-Z
The all-black cast is iconic as it has some of the leading power-house names in the industry, together. The film’s writer and director Jeymes Samuel also known as The Bullitts is a singer-songwriter and producer. This film is to be his directorial debut.
This is not his first time working with famous rapper Jay-Z. In fact, Jeymes Samuel has previously collaborated with the Jay-Z on ‘The Great Gatsby’ soundtrack. and will re-team with Jay-Z to write and produce original music for this film as well.
@strongblacklead, the Black executives on Netflix representing people of color, confirmed the news on Twitter:
🚨AMAZING NEWS TO SHARE!!🚨@idriselba and Jonathan Majors are set to star in the @netflix original "The Harder They Fall" – an all-Black Western centered around outlaw Nat Love, who is seeking revenge on the man that killed his parents years ago. pic.twitter.com/GANJlIaPxk
— Strong Black Lead (@strongblacklead) November 18, 2019
‘The Harder They Fall’
The film is co-written by Samuel and Boaz Yakin.
The story of this thriller and action movie revolves around Nat Love (Jonathan Majors) whose parents were murdered two decades ago. He discovers that the man (Idris Elba) who had killed them is now being released from prison. So he reunites with his gang and plans to track down the man and take his revenge.
Coincidentally, Elba just got finished shooting another Hollywood flick called Concrete Cowboys and the upcoming animated movie Cats. He is also starring in The Suicide Squad which is expected to be released in 2021.
We don’t know the release date of this new movie yet but Dankanator will update you as soon as it’s revealed.