Release Date, Trailer, Cast & Everything We Know So Far

After completing the war of stars continuation of the trilogy, John Boyega has maintained a steady momentum with projects ranging from his Golden Globe-winning appearance 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 films including the thriller drama Break and the historical action drama The Woman King. The next addition to his list is the upcoming Netflix movie They cloned Tyronewhich will be a departure from those previous roles and ventures into sci-fi comedy territory.

Netflix recently gave a first look at the film as it joins the streaming platform’s upcoming movie listings. Before acquiring for distribution through Netflix, director Jul Taylor‘s script for They cloned Tyrone gained traction after earning a spot on 2019’s impressive Black List (which ranks the most popular screenplays yet to be produced). MACRO media was the production company that jumped on board for the film under the direction of producers Charles D King and poppy hanks, who has also worked on projects like raise Dion and Judas and the Black Messiah. In the lead up to this fascinating film, here’s a helpful guide to everything we know about so far They cloned Tyrone.


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The first trailer was released on September 24, 2022 during Netflix’s TUDUM event. It starts with a scene with Boyega, Teyonah Parrisand Jamie Foxx‘s characters in an elevator. Despite holding guns, Parris and Foxx’s characters share an amusing moment that burst into song Mary J Blige“I’m going down”. The trio are then shown breaking into a scientific facility that only scratches the surface of a grand conspiracy that is endangering a black neighborhood with experimentation, kidnapping and surveillance. As well as the serious mystery at the center of the film, the story promises some big laughs along the way with the dynamic of the lead trio.

When is They Cloned Tyrone coming out and where can I watch it?

The R-rated sci-fi comedy is slated for release on Netflix with a current release date of December 30, 2022. However, the teaser trailer only says the film is coming soon, suggesting the film could be pushed back to another date in 2023 to be announced. The film will stream exclusively on Netflix with no current plans to hit theaters.

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What is The Cloned Tyrone about?

When Boyega was first cast in 2019, the film was described as “Friday meets Go out‘ which highlights its comedic tone mixed with harrowing mysteries and potential commentary on the experiences of the black community. The interesting and very concise official summary from Netflix is ​​as follows:

A series of sinister events brings an unlikely trio (John Boyega, Jamie Foxx and Teyonah Parris) on the trail of a nefarious government conspiracy.

However, the expanded official synopsis delves deeper into the teased mystery already captured in the film’s own title.

A goofy sci-fi mystery caper in which an unlikely trio investigate a series of sinister events and alert them to a nefarious conspiracy lurking just under their hoods. Fontaine, a neighborhood drug dealer, is shot dead by his rival Isaac and is then shocked to wake up unharmed in his bed the next morning. He and Slick Charles and Yo-Yo begin investigating the incident, and their search eventually leads them to a vast underground complex where a government-backed lab is conducting experiments on the local black population. Upon realizing that he is an artificial clone controlled by Nixon, Fontaine is at first distraught, but decides that for the good of his neighborhood he must stand his ground against these white institutional overlords.

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When and where was They Cloned Tyrone filmed?

Principal photography for the film began in November 2020 and filming will continue 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 previously mentioned, John Boyega will direct the film as Tyrone Fontaine after he is replaced Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta), previously attached to the lead in the role. The main trio of characters includes Yo-Yo, played by Parris, who recently made her MCU debut as the adult Monica Rambeau WandaVision and will be an integral part of it The wonders. As Slick Charles, Foxx completes the main trio and serves as the film’s producer, having starred in his recent Netflix films day shift and project power. Another well known actor in the cast is Kiefer Sutherland (24), whose role is currently undisclosed. Other cast members include J Alphonse Nicholson (P Valley) as Isaac, Tamberla Perry (APB) as Biddy and Megan Sousa (punches) as Ree-Ree.

This film will be the directorial debut of Juel Taylor, best known for writing the screenplays of Creed II and Space Jam: A New Legacy. Taylor also co-writes the film with his frequent collaborator Tony Rettenmaier. The camerawork is by ken sen who have worked on films like Dead Pool, Project Xand Terminator: Dark Fate. The film music is composed by Pierre Karlwhose recent music work was used in invent Anna, euphoria, and Bridgeton. In addition to Taylor, Rettenmaier, Foxx and MACRO Media are also among the producers of the film Charles D. King, Stephen “Dr” Loveand Datari Turner. Release Date, Trailer, Cast & Everything We Know So Far

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