Everything You Need to Know About ‘Lift’

Buckle up because this is going to be a turbulent flight.

Director F. Gary Gray (Friday, Set It OffThe Italian Job) is pulling off another heist — and this time he’s taking us up in the air. Kevin Hart leads the upcoming action flick, Lift, and is joined by an all-star flight crew, sorry, cast, including Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Sam Worthington, Vincent D’Onofrio and more.

Lift is written by Daniel Kunka (12 Rounds), Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman, Killing Eve) and Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Mr. & Mrs. Smith).

What is Lift about?

An international heist crew is recruited to prevent a terrorist attack, and must pull off the heist on a plane mid-flight.

Who is in the cast of Lift?

Hart, Mbatha-Raw, Worthington and D’Onofrio are joined by Úrsula Corberó, Billy Magnussen and Jacob Batalon, with Jean Reno, Viveik Kalra, Yun Jee Kim, Burn Gorman and Paul Anderson.

What is the Lift release date?

Lift takes flight on Aug. 25.

Source : netflix.com

May 11 – Filming ‘Lift’ in Venice

May 9 – On the Set of ‘Lift’ in Venice

Úrsula Corberó joins the Netflix action thriller ‘Lift’

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is set for the female lead opposite Kevin Hart in the Netflix action thriller Lift. Rounding out the cast are Vincent D’Onofrio, Billy Magnussen, Úrsula Corberó, Yun Jee Kim, Viveik Kalra and Paul Anderson. F. Gary Gray will direct the pic, with Dan Kunka penning the script. Netflix landed the package last year.

The film is produced by Simon Kinberg and Audrey Chon for Genre Pictures, Matt Reeves and Adam Kassan for 6th & Idaho, and Hart and Brian Smiley for HartBeat Productions. 6th & Idaho currently has The Batman in theaters, which has dominated the month of March at the box-office, and Genre’s Invasion just finished it’s first season on Apple TV+.

Gray, Brent O’Connor and Patricia Braga are exec producing.

Lift falls under Hart and HartBeat Productions’ creative partnership with Netflix. They are in production on comedy Me Time, starring Mark Wahlberg and Regina Hall.

Source : deadline.com