There is much anticipation for Netflix’s upcoming release of The Harder They Fall, an American Western film directed by Jeymes Samuel. The trailer for the movie was released earlier this week. Boaz Yakin, who co-wrote the script with Samuel, is also tagging along in Samuel’s directorial debut.
What to Know About the Film?
Idris Elba will portray the antagonist himself, and Jay-Z will produce the music for the film (originally performed by Jay-Z). The film is produced by James Lassiter, Lawrence Bender, and Samuel. There is a train heist in the trailer as LaKeith Stanfield and Regina King board the train. Some events looked like they belonged in a game. More specifically, Red Dead Redemption. The gang is here to free Edris Elba. They proceed through a shootout to escape. From here, we see them fleeing in slow motion.
The Harder They Fall Release Date
In the summer of 2019, Netflix announced the Harder They Fall would be released in the fall of 2021. The Harder They Fall is generally scheduled to be released on 3rd November this year. Due to an outbreak of Coronavirus around the world, the movie’s production was postponed from March to Fall 2020 due to some casting issues. After resolving them, the movie began filming in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Fall 2020.
One of the crew members who had been tested for COVID-19 again stalled the film’s progress. Now, the cast and crew have unveiled the first trailer for The Harder They Fall. In addition, select theaters will screen this film as well as Netflix.
Who will be in the Cast of The Harder They Fall?
In The Harder They Fall, the Main Cast is known. According to what we know, here we have Jonathan Majors, who stars in the ABC miniseries “When We Rise” as Nat Love, who is a legendary Black Cowboy. Meanwhile, Rufus Buck is portrayed by Idris Elba from “Suicide Squad.” Zazie Beetz is billed as Stagecoach Mary from “The Joker” and “Deadpool 2.”
Regina King, star of Watchmen, will play Trudy Smith, a bandit who is tasked with breaking Rufus Buck out of prison. Lakeith Stanfield, who acted in Selma and Knives Out, will also appear in the movie. This time, he will portray Cherokee Bill.
The Plot of the Film Without Spoilers
In most of the film, Jonathan Majors plays Nat Love, a man on a revenge mission to avenge his parents, killed by the outlaw Rufus Buck (Idris Elba), who had recently escaped from prison after serving life in prison for murder. Nat’s lover Stagecoach Mary is taken hostage by Rufus and his gang as they attempt to earn money. They eventually demand Nat rob a bank to pay for the release of Stagecoach Mary and expect Nat to be forced to pay for her release.
Stagecoach Mary has been granted the Marshal’s blessing after; In order to leave town and live with Stagecoach Mary, Nat fakes his own death. We see Trudy Smith watching Nat ride into the distance in the final shot, narrowly escaping death in the fight. She perhaps wants revenge of her own, not letting them get away as easily as they did.