The sci-fi thriller follows our three leads as they get mired in a mysterious government conspiracy. Creed 2 writer Juel Taylor is making his directorial debut.
Foxx has had an increasingly cozy relationship with the streaming giant, thanks in large part to the massive success of his recent film Project Power. He's also producing a comedy series with Alex Avant called Dad Stop Embarrassing Me, inspired by Foxx's relationship with his real-life daughter Corinne Foxx. The show will also star David Alan Grier, Kyla-Drew, Porscha Coleman, and Jonathan Kite.
Meanwhile, Boyega just gave his first major interview since wrapping the Star Wars series, and it caused quite a stir. Published in British GQ on Wednesday, a candid Boyega criticized the way Disney handles Black characters, particularly his role as Finn.
"You get yourself involved in projects and you're not necessarily going to like everything," Boyega said. "[But] what I would say to Disney is do not bring out a Black character, market them to be much more important in the franchise than they are, and then have them pushed to the side. It's not good. I'll say it straight up."
He continued: “So what do you want me to say? What they want you to say is, ‘I enjoyed being a part of it. It was a great experience…’ Nah, nah, nah. I’ll take that deal when it’s a great experience.
“They gave all the nuance to Adam Driver, all the nuance to Daisy Ridley. Let’s be honest. Daisy knows this. Adam knows this. Everybody knows. I’m not exposing anything.”
As for Parris, she's set for a major breakout when Candyman finally hits theaters this fall.