The upcoming film ‘Lift’ is an American action comedy thriller film directed by American film director and producer F. Gary Gray. The plot of this film will surround a team of two master thieves and an nearly impossible heist.
The two robbers were formally romantic partners. Now they reunite only to steal $100 million in gold bullion being transported on a 777-passenger flight bound for Zurich from London. An international crew of thieves helps them in this mission.
When will ‘Lift’ be released in 2023?
A film on the spec script of Dan Kunka was planned to be adapted into a film by Netflix on March 18, 2021. On September 22, 2021, F. Gary Gray was announced as the director of the film with Kevin Hart as the main cast member while also serving as a producer.
The names of the remaining cast members were announced on June 9, 2022. The film is scheduled for release on August 25, 2023.
Who Will Star in the Next ‘Lift’ Movie?
American comedian and actor Kevin Hart will be found as one of the main cast members of the film. In the 2004 American prime-time television sitcom ‘The Big House’ he played himself.
In the 2008 British American sword and sorcery comic series ‘Kröd Mändoon and The Flaming Sword of Fire,’ he worked as a young warlock Zezelryck.
In 2021 Hart portrayed the character of Kid in the drama limited series ‘True Story’ while also serving as an executive producer.
He hosted a number of reality tv series including ‘Real Men 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 film. She is a renowned stage and screen actress who was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II for her services to drama.
Her notable film credits include the romantic comedy film ‘Larry Crowne’, the British period drama film ‘Belle’, the romantic drama film ‘Beyond the Lights’, the biographical drama sports ‘Concussion’, the superhero drama film ‘Fast Color’ etc. .
In 2010 Gugu Mbatha-Raw was cast as Samantha Bloom in the American action spy television 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 series ‘Touch’ in 2012.
In 2019 she portrayed Hannah Shoenfeld as the main cast member in the 2019 drama series ‘The Morning Show’. In the popular MCU series ‘Loki” has been cast to portray Judge Ravonna Lexus Renslayer/ Rebecca Tourminet in 2021.
In 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 film producer Vincent D’Onofrio is another cast member of the upcoming film.
His film credits include ‘Full metal jacket’,’Saints of the House‘, ‘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 will also star in another upcoming American film ‘Dumb Money’ which is a biographical comedy-drama.
The television series in which D’Onofrio took part include ‘Homicide: Life on the Street’, ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’, ‘Daredevil’, ‘Emerald City’, ‘Ghost Wars’, ‘Godfather of Harlem’ etc. . D’Onofrio will star in two upcoming television series – ‘Echo’ and ‘Daredevil: Born Again’.
Spanish actress Úrsula Corberó is another cast member of the upcoming film. Most people know her for her portrayal of Silene Oliveira aka Tokyo in the renowned Spanish crime drama series ‘Money Heist’ from 2017 to 2021.
She took part in several 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, British-Australian actor Sam Worthington, British actor-musician Burn Gorman, the -British actor of Indian descent Viveik Kalra, British films and TV. actor Paul Anderson, etc.