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Lakeith Stanfield, Zazie Beetz, Regina King, and Delroy Lindo have signed to join the cast of Netflix’s The Harder They Fall, an upcoming western movie produced by Jay-Z.

The film is to be directed by Jeymes Samuel, a.k.a. singer/artist the Bullitts, and is described as an “all-Black Western.” Idris Elba and Johnathan Majors were already signed to star in the film.


The Harder They Fall is a revenge story that centers around Major’s character, Nat Love, who finds out that the man who killed his parents, played by Idris Elba, is getting out of prison.

Jay-Z, James Lassiter, Lawrence Bender, and Samuel Yakin are producing the movie.

It was reported back in 2019 that Jay-Z was on board as a producer. However, there were not many details about the project. Samuel had worked with Jay-Z on the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 film The Great Gatsby. There are rumors that The Harder They Fall will take the same approach musically.