Jamie Foxx to play lead in Netflix vampire comedy Day Shift
October 21, 2020 12:28:18 pm
Oscar winner Jamie Foxx is about to headline upcoming vampire comedy Day Shift for streamer Netflix.
The movie will mark the directorial debut of JJ Perry, who beforehand labored as second unit director and stunt coordinator on films like Quick & Livid 9, The Destiny of the Livid, Bloodshot, and the John Wick franchise.
Tyler Tice has penned the script with present revisions by Shay Hatten.
The story is a few arduous working blue collar dad (Foxx) who simply desires to supply life for his quick-witted eight-year outdated daughter, however his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleansing job is a entrance for his actual supply of earnings, looking and killing vampires.
Filmmaker Chad Stahelski will produce the film together with Jason Spitz by way of their banner 87Eleven Leisure. Shaun Redick and Yvette Yates Redick are additionally producing.
Foxx is govt producing with Datari Turner and Peter Baxter.
“I’ve identified and labored with JJ for a very long time. His distinctive imaginative and prescient of ‘Day Shift’ makes it such a fantastic first directorial challenge for him,” Stahelski mentioned in a press release.
Foxx, who first labored with Netflix on Undertaking Energy, may even star in and govt produce film They Cloned Tyrone and sequence Dad Cease Embarrassing Me for the streamer.
The actor received an Oscar for Greatest Actor for 2004 film Ray and has additionally featured in films comparable to Collateral, Miami Vice, Django Unchained and Simply Mercy.
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