Rebel Ridge: John Boyega to Star in Jeremy Saulnier’s Netflix Thriller

Rebel Ridge: John Boyega to star in Jeremy Saulnier’s Netflix thriller

Variety is reporting that John Boyega (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker) will star in Rebel Ridge, an upcoming Netflix thriller from author/director Jeremy Saulnier (Green Room).

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Rebel Ridge will likely be a high-velocity thriller that explores systemic American injustices by means of bone-breaking motion sequences, suspense, and darkish humor.

Filmscience and Bonneville Pictures will co-produce the function alongside Saulnier, Anish Savjani, Neil Kopp, and Vincent Savino. Macon Blair will function government producer.

Boyega’s current credit additionally embody Watership Down, Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, Pacific Rim: Uprising, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Detroit, and Attack the Block. His upcoming initiatives embody the ultimate installment within the Skywalker saga, The Rise of Skywalker, the place he’ll reprise his position as Finn, along with the crime drama Naked Singularity starring alongside Bill Skarsgård and Olivia Cooke, in addition to the TV miniseries Small Axe.

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Saulnier is finest identified for his 2015 crime drama Green Room, which starred the late Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, and Patrick Stewart. He lately directed Netflix’s Hold the Dark drama, starring Jeffrey Wright and Alexander Skarsgård.