Jay Z is bringing us an all-Black western movie? That’s right! And super heavy hitters Regina King, and Idris Elba are signed onto the project.
Jay Z Lines Up An A-List Cast For New Black Western
So what is this film all about? In The Harder They Fall, a revenge western starring Johnathan Majors. As reported by Variety, Majors portrays the outlaw Nat Love, who discovers that his enemy, Rufus Buck (Elba), is being released from prison, so he reunites his gang to track Rufus down and seek revenge.
While fan eagerly anticipate it’s release, this upcoming western is produced by Jay Z, along with James Lassiter, Lawrence Bender, and Samuel Yakin and will appear on Netflix soon.
Idris Elba is signed onto the project, now other star favorites, including Oscar-winner Regina King (Watchmen, If Beale Street Could Talk, Ray, American Crime, Second Seconds) are on board. Here’s the rundown right now –
- Idris Elba
- Johnathan Majors
- Regina King
- Lakeith Stanfield
- Zazie Beetz
- Delroy Lindo
- Edi Gathegi
- Danielle Deadwyler
Billed as an all-Black Western, the film is to be directed by Jeymes Samuel, (aka The Bullitts), as reported by The Source.
Previously collaborating with Jay-Z on “The Great Gatsby” soundtrack, the duo will again work together to write and produce original music for this new project, “The Harder They Fall.”
We down for this one.
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