The upcoming movie ‘Lift’ is an American heist action comedy thriller movie which American director and film producer F. Gary Gray has directed. The plot of this movie will surround a team of two master thieves and an almost impossible heist.
The two thieves used to be romantic partners formally. Now they reunite only to steal $100 million in gold bullion being transported on a 777 passenger flight that is flying to Zurich from London. An international crew of thieves helps them in this mission.
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When Is ‘Lift’ Releasing in 2023?
A movie on the spec script of Dan Kunka was planned to be adapted into a movie by Netflix on March 18, 2021. On September 22, 2021, F. Gary Gray was announced as director of the movie along with Kevin Hart as the lead cast member while also serving as a producer.
The names of the rest of the cast members were announced on June 9, 2022. The film is scheduled to be released on August 25, 2023.
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Who Are Going to be Starring in the Upcoming Movie ‘Lift’?
American comedian and actor Kevin Hart will be found starring as one of the lead cast members of the movie. In the 2004 American prime-time tv sitcom ‘The Big House’ he starred as himself.
In the 2008 British American comedic sword and sorcery series ‘Kröd Mändoon and The Flaming Sword of Fire,’ he starred as a young warlock Zezelryck.
In 2021 Hart portrayed the character of Kid in the limited drama series ‘True Story’ while also serving as an executive producer.
He hosted a number of reality tv series including ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood‘, ‘Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber‘, ‘TKO: Total Knock Out’, ‘Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History’, ‘Kevin Hart: Don’t F**k This Up’, ‘Dave’ etc.
Hart’s film credits include ‘Death of a Dynasty‘, ‘Soul Plane’, ‘Epic Movie’, ‘Meet Dave’, ‘Not Easily Broken’, ‘Death at a Funeral’, ‘Little Fockers’, ‘Let Go’, ‘Think Like a Man’, ‘Grudge Match’, ‘Think Like a Man Too’, ‘The Wedding Ringer’, ‘Central Intelligence‘, ‘The Upside’, ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’, ‘Night School’, ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’, ‘Fatherhood’, ‘The Man from Toronto’, ‘Me Time’ etc.
British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw is another important cast member of the upcoming movie. She is a renowned stage and screen actress whom Queen Elizabeth II appointed as a Member of the Order of the British Empire for her service to drama.
Her important film credits include the romantic comedy movie ‘Larry Crowne’, the British period drama movie ‘Belle’, the romantic drama film ‘Beyond the Lights’, the biographical sports drama ‘Concussion’, the superhero drama film ‘Fast Color’ etc.
In 2010 Gugu Mbatha-Raw was cast as Samantha Bloom in the American action spy tv series ‘Undercovers’ as a main cast member. In the role of the main character Clea Hopkins, she starred in the first season of the American drama tv series ‘Touch’ in 2012.
In 2019 she portrayed Hannah Shoenfeld as the main cast member in the 2019 drama series ‘The Morning Show’. In MCU’s popular series ‘Loki‘ she was cast to portray Judge Ravonna Lexus Renslayer/ Rebecca Tourminet in 2021.
The same year she also starred as Jane in the four-part thriller adaptation of ‘The Girl Before’. Then in the role of Sophie Ellis / Tess Caldwell, she was cast in the psychological thriller series ‘Surface’ in 2022.
American actor and filmmaker Vincent D’Onofrio is another cast member of the upcoming movie.
His film credits include ‘Full Metal Jacket’, ‘Household Saints‘, ‘The Whole Wide World’, ‘Men in Black‘, ‘The Newton Boys‘, ‘The Cell’, ‘Thumbsucker’, ‘The Narrows’, ‘Kill the Irishman’, ‘Chained’, ‘Broken Horses’, ‘Jurassic World’, ‘Pelé: Birth of a Legend‘, ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’, etc.
Besides ‘Lift’, D’Onofrio is also set to star in another upcoming American movie ‘Dumb Money’ which is a biographical comedy-drama.
The television series in which D’Onofrio has starred include ‘Homicide: Life on the Street’, ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’, ‘Daredevil’, ‘Emerald City’, ‘Ghost Wars’, ‘Godfather of Harlem’ etc. D’Onofrio will be seen starring in two upcoming tv series- ‘Echo’ and ‘Daredevil: Born Again’.
Spanish actress Úrsula Corberó is another cast member of the upcoming movie. Most people know her for her portrayal of Silene Oliveira aka Tokyo in the renowned Spanish heist crime drama series ‘Money Heist’ from 2017 to 2021.
She starred in various television series including ‘Ventdelplà’, ‘Física o Química’, and ’14 de abril. La República’, ‘La embajada’, ‘Snatch’ etc.
Other cast members of the upcoming movie ‘Lift’ are American actor Billy Magnussen, Jacob Batalon, French actor Jean Reno, English-Australian actor Sam Worthington, English actor-musician Burn Gorman, English actor of Indian descent Viveik Kalra, English film and TV actor Paul Anderson, etc.