Netflix’s The Harder They Fall Adds Regina King, Lakeith Stanfield & More

Netflix’s The Harder They Fall Adds Regina King, Lakeith Stanfield & More

According to Collider, Oscar, Golden Globe, and Emmy winner Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk, Watchmen, Seven Seconds), Lakeith Stanfield (Knives Out, Sorry to Bother You, Judas and the Black Messiah), Emmy nominee Zazie Beetz (Atlanta, Deadpool 2, Invincible), Delroy Lindo (The Good Fight, Get Shorty), Edi Gathegi (X-Men: First Class), and RJ Cyler (Black Lightning) have all joined Netflix’s upcoming movie The Harder They Fall.

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The group joins Jonathan Majors (Lovecraft Country), Idris Elba (Beasts of No Nation), and Laz Alonso (The Boys) in the all-black Western, which is the story of when outlaw Nat Love (Majors) discovers that the man (Elba) who killed his parents two decades ago is being released from prison, he reunites with his gang to track his enemy down and seek his revenge.

Director Jeymes Samuel (They Die by Known) co-wrote the script with Boaz Yakin (Fresh). Jay-Z will produce the project and has previously collaborated with Samuel on the soundtrack for Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby. Samuel, James Lassiter, and Lawrence Bender will also produce.

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Samuel — who is also known as the singer-songwriter The Bullitts — and Jay-Z will also be writing and producing original music for The Harder They Fall.

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