After the conclusion of the Star Wars sequel Trilogy, John Boyega has maintained a steady momentum with projects ranging from his Golden Globe-winning performance in the 2020 limited series small ax to the charismatic crime comedy naked singularity. In this year alone, he has maintained an admirable track record of brilliant movies, including suspenseful drama. Rip and historical action drama the king woman. The next addition to their list is the next Netflix movie. Tyrone was clonedwhich will be a departure from those previous roles, venturing into sci-fi comedy territory.
Netflix recently revealed its first sneak peek at the film as it will join the streaming platform’s upcoming slate of movies. Before being acquired for distribution through Netflix, the director juel taylorLines of Tyrone was cloned gained traction after earning a spot on the formidable Black List (which lists the most beloved screenplays yet to be produced) in 2019. MACRO media was the production company attached to the film, led by the producers. Carlos D. King Y poppy skeins, who also worked on projects such as raising dion Y Judas and the Black Messiah. In the lead up to this intriguing movie, here’s a helpful guide to everything we know so far about Tyrone was cloned.
The first trailer was released on September 24, 2022 during Netflix’s TUDUM event. It opens cold with a scene with Boyega, Teyona ParrisY Jamie Foxx‘s characters in an elevator. Despite carrying guns, a funny moment is shared between Parris and Foxx’s characters, who break into song. Mary J Bligeis “I’m Goin’ Down”. The trio is then shown breaking into a scientific facility only scratching the surface of a grand conspiracy that is endangering a black neighborhood with experiments, kidnapping, and surveillance. In addition to the serious mystery at the center of the film, the story promises some major laughs along the way with the dynamic of the main trio.
When is They Cloned Tyrone coming out and where can I watch it?
The R-rated sci-fi comedy is set to release on Netflix with a current release date of December 30, 2022. However, the trailer only says that the movie is coming soon, suggesting that the film could be pushed back to another date. 2023 which is yet to be announced. The film will stream exclusively on Netflix with no current plans mentioned to be released in theaters.
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What is They Cloned Tyrone about?
When Boyega was first cast in 2019, the film was described as “Friday satisfies Salt“, which highlights its comedic tone mixed with a heartbreaking mystery and potential commentary on the experiences of the black community. The interesting and very concise official Netflix synopsis is as follows:
A series of grisly events thrusts an unlikely trio (John Boyega, Jamie Foxx and Teyonah Parris) on the trail of a nefarious government conspiracy.
However, the expanded official synopsis delves into the mystery that is already captured in the film’s title.
A pulpy, mysterious sci-fi caper in which an unlikely trio investigate a series of hair-raising events, alerting them to a nefarious conspiracy lurking directly under their hood. Fontaine, a neighborhood drug dealer, is shot and killed by his rival Isaac and then is shocked to wake up unscathed in his bed the next morning. He, Slick Charles, and Yo-Yo begin to investigate the incident, and their search eventually leads them to a vast underground complex where a government-backed laboratory is conducting experiments on the local black population. Realizing that he is an artificial clone controlled by Nixon, Fontaine initially feels desperate, but decides that he must stand up to these white institutional overlords for the good of his neighborhood.
When and where was They Cloned Tyrone filmed?
Principal photography on the film began in November 2020, with filming running through the end of January 2021. Filming primarily took place at Blackhall Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.
Who are the cast and crew of They Cloned Tyrone?
As mentioned, John Boyega will direct the film as Tyrone Fontaine after replacing Brian Tyree Henry (atlanta), who was previously attached to star in the role. The main trio of characters includes Yo-Yo, who will be played by Parris, who recently made her MCU debut as the adult Monica Rambeau in Wanda Vision and will be an important part of the wonders. Starring Slick Charles, Foxx rounds out the main trio and serves as the film’s producer after starring in his recent Netflix movies. Day shift Y project power. Another renowned actor in the cast is kiefer sutherland (24), whose role is currently undisclosed. Other cast members include J. Alfonso Nicholson (Valley P) like Isaac, Tamberla Perry (APB) as Biddy, and megan sousa (heartbeat) as Ree-Ree.
This film will be the feature directorial debut of Juel Taylor, who is known for writing the screenplays for Creed II Y Space Jam: A New Legacy. Taylor also co-writes the film with her frequent collaborator. Tony Rettenmaier. Cinematography is done by ken seng who worked on movies like dead pool, Project XY Terminator: Dark Fate. The music of the film is composed by Peter Charleswhose recent musical work was used in inventing ana, Euphoria, Y Bridgerton. In addition to Taylor, Rettenmaier, Foxx and MACRO Media, the film’s producers also include Carlos D. King, Stephen “Dr” LoveY Turner.