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EntertainmentChadwick Boseman to Star in Spike Lee's Next Movie for Netflix

11:10  13 february  2019
11:10  13 february  2019 Source:   hollywoodreporter.com

The Sopranos Prequel Movie Adds Jon Bernthal, Vera Farmiga in Mystery Roles

The Sopranos Prequel Movie Adds Jon Bernthal, Vera Farmiga in Mystery Roles Jon Bernthal and Vera Farmiga should start practicing their Jersey accents: The pair has been cast in New Line Cinema’s forthcoming Sopranos prequel film, The Many Saints of Newark, per our sister site Variety. As previously reported, the film — which will be released in theaters, not on HBO — will be set in the 1960s against the backdrop of the infamous Newark riots, where vicious fighting between African-American and Italian residents caused multiple deaths and hundreds of injuries. Though specific plot details are scarce, the film is expected to feature younger versions of several Sopranos characters, including future mob boss Tony Soprano.

Spike Lee has tapped Chadwick Boseman to star in his next film, “Da 5 Bloods.” Netflix is in talks to distribute the movie , with Delroy Lindo and Jean Reno also in negotiations to star . Lee will direct from an original screenplay by Danny Bilson & Paul DeMeo, and rewrite by Matthew Billingsley.

Chadwick Boseman is set to star in Spike Lee ' s BlacKkKlansman follow-up Da 5 Bloods, which has been picked up by Netflix . The movie follows Vietnam veterans who go back to the jungle to find their lost innocence and put their broken selves back together. Delroy Lindo, who has previously appeared

Chadwick Boseman to Star in Spike Lee's Next Movie for Netflix

Chadwick Boseman is set to star in Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman follow-up Da 5 Bloods, which has been picked up by Netflix.

The movie follows Vietnam veterans who go back to the jungle to find their lost innocence and put their broken selves back together. Delroy Lindo, who has previously appeared in Lee films including Malcolm X, and Jean Reno will also star.

Lee and BlacKkKlansman writer Kevin Wilmott are behind the screenplay, based on the original by Danny Bilson and Paul DeMeo and a rewrite by Matthew Billingsley.

Beatriz and Lloyd Levin will produce the pic, along with Jon Kilik and Lee.

Da 5 Bloods will be Lee's first feature with the streamer, which is also behind the series adaptation of his 1986 movie She's Gotta Have It.

Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen Join ‘Sopranos’ Movie Prequel (EXCLUSIVE)

Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen Join ‘Sopranos’ Movie Prequel (EXCLUSIVE) Corey Stoll and Billy Magnussen are set to join the ensemble of the “The Sopranos” movie prequel, “The Many Saints of Newark.” They join Alessandro Nivola, Jon Bernthal, and Vera Farmiga, who had previously been added to the cast. More players from the “Sopranos” lore are expected to be coming on board. New Line could not be reached for comment on the casting. The film is set during the Newark riots in the ’60s. Series creator David Chase co-wrote the script with producer Lawrence Konner. Alan Taylor is directing “The Many Saints of Newark,” while Nicole Lambert and Marcus Viscidi are executive producing.

Chadwick Boseman Joins Spike Lee ’ s ‘Da 5 Bloods’ At Netflix . Chadwick Boseman , Delroy Lindo and Jean Reno will star in Spike Lee ’ s Da 5 Bloods, a movie about Vietnam veterans who return to the jungle to find their lost He’ s up next in STX’ s action thriller 17 Bridges which hits theaters July 12.

Starring : Chadwick Boseman , Luke Evans, Teresa Palmer. Watch Now on Netflix . This neo-noir action thriller stars Chadwick Boseman (the Marvel Universe' s Black Panther).

Boseman, who is repped by Michael Greene & Associates and Management 360, will next be seen in the STX crime thriller 17 Bridges. He also will appear as T'Challa in this summer's Avengers: Endgame.

Lee is repped by ICM.

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Chris Evans’ Action Film ‘The Red Sea Diving Resort’ Bought by Netflix.
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