Onesumore: John Boyega’s Netflix Movie ‘Rebel Ridge’: What We Know So Far
As the streaming war heats up, catching big-name talent is a must for any slate of upcoming movies. So, another great entry in the growing list of Netflix movies will be Rebel ridge, created by Jeremy Saulnier (Green room) and with John Boyega (Star wars).
Saulnier, who would write and direct the film, is best known for his work on Green room with the late Anton Yelchin and Imogen Poots. And more recently he realized Hold the dark for Netflix, which starred Jeffrey Wright and Alexander Skarsgard. The director of photography for Rebel ridge was chosen to be Magnus Nordenhof Jonck, who worked on The OA, Bail and Hold the dark.
Rebel Ridge will be produced by Filmscience (Blue ruin, hold the dark green room) and Bonneville Pictures (The swimming pool). Macon Blair (Room 104, Blue Ruin) will serve as executive producer just like Louise Lovegrove (The man who killed Hitler and then Bigfoot). Matt Levin (Hold on to the darkness, apostle) will be in charge of production.
Rebel ridge was first ad in November 2019 and here is the latest news on everything we know about it.
What is the plot of Rebel ridge?
Netflix Rebel ridge is described as a high-speed thriller with breathtaking action sequences, suspense and dark humor. The plot involves the character of John Boyega, an ex-sailor who confronts a group of dirty cops. The film will also explore American systemic injustices, particularly systemic racism.
Who is thrown Rebel ridge?
Star Wars: The Sequel To The Trilogy John boyega will lead the cast of Rebel ridge. Boyega just released his other upcoming Netflix movie, a sci-fi action movie They cloned Tyrone which ended in January 2021. Boyega will be joined by the Golden Globe winner Don Johnson (Miami Vice, Django Unchained), Oscar nominee James cromwell (The Green Mile, the General’s Daughter), James badge dale (The deceased, Iron Man 3), Zsane jhe (Black Lightning, Guardians), and Erin Doherty (The crown). Their roles are currently unknown.
What is the production status of Rebel ridge?
After a long development process and delays related to covid, Netflix Rebel ridge is finally scheduled to go into production on April 5, 2021 in New Orleans and Los Angeles. Filming is expected to last until May 29, 2021 provided there are no more hiccups caused by COVID-19.
A casting call was launched last year (before the project was delayed), which might reveal some of the types of characters they’re looking for.
In January, Boyega said he should train for production, but instead hinted that he stuffed his face with food instead.
Rebel Ridge training is starting soon and I’m still here as pic.twitter.com/DRAb02QK4D
– John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) January 13, 2020
When Rebel ridge be released on Netflix?
Given the production schedule, however, we might see the movie slated into the 2021 slate, as part of Netflix’s 2021 big movie list, Rebel ridge was not included.
In this case, 2022 seems the most likely candidate of the release year.
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