Redd Zone is an upcoming sports drama that will be soon coming on Netflix. Netflix is not new to content being made on sports, and many of the Netflix originals were also on the same topic. Multiple documentaries have been made in the past, and for one example, we can refer to Naomi Osaka or Cheer Season 2.
Kristin Layne Tucker (nominated for Emmy) and Matthew A. Cherry (Director who won an Oscar) are associated with Redd Zone. This film is definitely going to be special for everyone, including those who love to watch movies related to sports. The plot is about a family whose life is shown after a football team is in distress.
In the lead role, Kada Pinkett Smith will be seen. She’ll be seen along with Miguel Melendez. Jon Mone will be producing Redd Zone. The executive producers are Brandon Magee and Howard Burkons.
Expected Release Date of Redd Zone
The film was just announced recently and would be in development at present. It can be estimated to come by the end of 2022, but there can also be a 2023 release. So, whenever an official release date for Redd Zone is announced, we’ll keep you updated with that.
The Cast of Redd Zone
As per the official announcements made for the film, only Kada Pinkett Smith has been cast till now. She will be seen playing the lead role of Tia Magee, who will be the heart of the plot of Redd Zone. Smith is not only an actress, but she is also a producer and a director.
Previous work of Pinkett Smith includes Angel Has Fallen, The Matrix Resurrections, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, The Human Contract, Collateral, ReignOver Me, Ali, The Nutty Professor, Bamboozled, Magic Mike XXL, Bad Moms, and Girls Trip. She founded Westbrook Studios and Overbrook Entertainment with Will Smith (her husband).
Synopsis of Redd Zone
According to Deadline, the synopsis of this movie: Tia Magee (played by Jada Pinkett Smith) is a single mother, and she will come forward to help her sons and their high school football team members, named- ‘The Bros’. Dominic Redd died, and they all are healing after his murder.
After this incident, all the players start moving into Tia’s house, and soon 17 persons are living under a single roof. Eventually, all the players of The Bros go to college. Out of them, 4 go to the NFL.
Did Redd Zone Take Inspiration from a True Story?
Yes! The movie Redd Zone is based on and inspired by a true story. Dominic Redd was just 15 years old when he was murdered, and his death was not taken well by his team members of the high school football team. He was stabbed to death by three teenagers who made statements towards him.
This movie has been made for Dominic Redd and is dedicated to him. Not only to him, but the movie is also only dedicated to the community which was devastated after his death. Tia Magee is actually the mother of Brandon Magee (executive producer). Brandon has been a former MLB and NFL player, and Redd was his best friend.