05/02/2023

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They Cloned Tyrone is an upcoming Netflix sci-fi movie starring John Boyega (Star Wars) and Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained). The movie would be the directorial debut of Creed 2 author Juel Taylor. Taylor penned the script for the movie with Tony Rettenmaier (The Mild Thief). Right here’s the whole lot you might want to know in regards to the film scheduled to hit in July 2023. 

The movie is produced by Charles D. King, Poppy Hanks, and their manufacturing firm Macro, which was additionally behind Netflix’s Elevating Dion. Macro focuses on representing folks of coloration within the movie and TV trade. As described by its web site, since its founding in 2015 the corporate has garnered 9 Oscar nominations and one win with its quite a few productions.

Earlier than we dive into the complete preview, right here’s the primary look teaser that Netflix launched in September 2022.


When will They Cloned Tyrone be launched on Netflix?

As a part of the 2023 film slate unveiling, Netflix confirmed that They Cloned Tyrone could be launched globally on July twenty first, 2023.

The information got here alongside a brand new display screen from the film:

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They Cloned Tyrone – Image: Netflix

They Cloned Tyrone was initially deliberate to launch in 2022 and was included within the unique 2022 film preview video.

Netflix then instructed us the film had been pushed out of 2022 (doubtless then set to launch in 2023 as a substitute). Nevertheless, the New York Occasions listed the film for the top of December 2022, which didn’t occur.


What’s the plot of They Cloned Tyrone?

Right here is the official description of the movie:

“A pulpy, sci-fi mystery caper in which an unlikely trio investigates a series of eerie events, alerting them to a nefarious conspiracy lurking directly beneath their hood. Fontaine, a neighborhood drug dealer, is shot dead by rival Isaac and then is very shocked to wake up in his bed the next morning unharmed. He and Slick Charles and Yo-Yo begin looking into the incident, and their search eventually leads them to a vast underground complex where a government – backed lab is performing experiments on the local Black population. Realizing that he is an artificial clone controlled by Nixon, Fontaine initially feels despair, but decides he needs to stand up to these white institutional overlords for the sake of his neighborhood.”

Apparently sufficient, the complete script for the movie is up on-line, so should you’re , you’ll be able to learn it right here.

The screenplay was a part of The Black Checklist 2019, a portal for filmmakers to share scripts and consider them. You too can learn the detailed assessment of the script by Script Shadow right here. In response to them: “what’s unique about They Cloned Tyrone is that it mixes comedy and sci-fi but it’s also R-rated.”

In an interview with ComingSoon.web, John Boyega teased the film as a “stateside version of Attack the Block” including “It’s his [Juel Taylor’s] first feature, but there’s a reason why it attracted the likes of Jamie Foxx to his project. The script is phenomenal.”


Who’s forged in They Cloned Tyrone?

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Pictured: Jamie Foxx, Teyonah Parris and John Boyega

Main the upcoming sci-fi movie is John Boyega, recognized for his position as Finn within the newest Star Wars trilogy. Boyega performs Tyrone Fontaine, the neighborhood drug supplier talked about within the synopsis above. Boyega instructed in an interview that he was very happy to work on They Cloned Tyrone.

“This is me just going home for a bit. Like, this is stateside Attack the Block for me. I’m just more than excited to see a small little hood go through an alien experience. I’ve just come off of two kind of intense projects. Chase Palmer’s Naked Singularity…and then Steve McQueen’s Small Axe. So They Cloned Tyrone is just a chance for me to have fun… and chill.”

The opposite two main forged members of the movie are Oscar-winning Jamie Foxx, recognized for his roles in Ray, Django Unchained, Child Driver, and extra. Foxx performs Slick Charles, an acquaintance of Fontaine’s and a procurer of intercourse employees. Lastly, Teyonah Parris will painting Yo-Yo, Charles’ prime intercourse employee. Parris is thought for her roles in Showtime’s Mad Males, Netflix’s Pricey White Folks, and he or she’ll seem within the upcoming Candyman movie and the Disney+ sequence WandaVision.

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Image: Netflix


What’s the manufacturing standing on They Cloned Tyrone?

Manufacturing for They Cloned Tyrone began on November 9, 2020 in Blackhall Studios, Atlanta. Filming is predicted to span by winter and wrap on January 29. Manufacturing can also be anticipated to happen in Cape City, South Africa.

In mid-January 2021, DailyMail managed to scoop some early photographs of the film with their paps revealing the costumes and make-up the actors might be in.

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Footage: Every day Mail / BackGrid


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