Zazie Beetz, Lakeith Stanfield, Regina King, Delroy Lindo join Netflix’s The Harder They Fall
Staff Reporter | On 26, Jul 2019
Zazie Beetz, Lakeith Stanfield, Regina King and Delroy Lindo have all joined the cast for Netflix’s The Harder They Fell.
The all-black Western is the story of when outlaw Nat Love discovers that the man 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.
Directed by Jeymes Samuel, also known as The Bullitts – a singer-songwriter, producer and director who worked with Jay-Z on The Great Gatsby’s soundtrack – the film is written by Samuel and Boaz Yakin. It already has an impressive cast lined up, including Idris Elba (Avengers: Infinity War, Beasts of No Nation) and Jonathan Majors (Da 5 Bloods, The Last Black Man in San Francisco).
Now, it’s just got some added star power, with Beetz (Joker, Atlanta) and Stanfield (Sorry to Bother You) added to the cast this week. Delroy Lindo – fresh from Da 5 Bloods – and Regina King – fresh from HBO’s Watchmen – have also signed on.
Other actors coming on board the project include Danielle Deadwyler (Watchmen, Atlanta), Edi Gathegi (X-Men: First Class, StartUp) and RJ Cyler (White Boy Rick, Power Rangers) will also co-star.
Jonathan Majors to star in Netflix’s The Harder They Fall
26th July 2019
Jonathan Majors has signed on to star in Netflix’s The Harder They Fall.
After making his screen debut in February 2017 starring in ABC miniseries When We Rise, Majors has seen his star rise in Hollywood.
Majors was most recently seen in the sci-fi thriller Captive State, and has previously starred in White Boy Rick, Hostiles and The Last Black Man in San Francisco. Majors recently wrapped production on Jungleland, opposite Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Barden and Jack O’Connell, as well as Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods, the Netflix film that is expected to air in 2020. Majors is currently in production on HBO’s Lovecraft Country, created by Jordan Peele.
The Harder They Fall sees him play outlaw Nat Love (Jonathan Majors), who discovers that the man 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.
The movie is directed by Jeymes Samuel, also known as The Bullitts, a singer-songwriter and producer as well as filmmaker. He previously collaborated with Jay-Z on The Great Gatsby soundtrack. Jay-Z will produce The Harder They Fall, alongside Samuel, James Lassiter and Lawrence Bender.