Netflix has been announcing a lot of exciting projects lately. Looks like the streaming platform is eager to gain back its lost viewership. The streaming giant has just released the power-packed trailer of another exciting film, Day Shift, starring Jamie Foxx, Dave Franco, and Snoop Dogg.
From the trailer, the film, which is based on vampire killers, seems to have the right amount of comedy and action sequences to keep the viewers hooked. Day Shift has been helmed by J.J. Perry who worked as a Stunt Director on John Wick 2.
Netflix has cleverly used John Wick’s reference in the trailer by including “from the people who taught John Wick how to kick ass”. Continue reading to watch the trailer and know more about the film.
Day Shift Trailer
The trailer features Jamie Foxx as an out-of-work vampire killer. He sells vampire parts for money. He needs the money to keep his family together, and is now eager to join the union again. The trailer also shows Dave Franco as a new vampire hunter.
Snoop Dogg is also there, as the boss of the vampire hunters and the trailer shows him slaying a bunch of vampires. He also gives tips to Jamie and puts in good word for him to help him return to the union. The film is slated to stream on Netflix from August 12.
The trailer has been receiving a lot of praise from fans since the time it was unveiled. While one fan wrote, “This looks funny and action packed at the same time!! Really waiting to watch this”, another one commented, “This looks like a classic good old vampire movie and we haven’t had one in a bit so I’m excited.”
Fans have also praised Netflix by writing, “These types of movies with a popular cast and action packed/comedy that Netflix has been making…I’m loving it. Keep it up Netflix.”
Watch the trailer below.
Day Shift Star Cast
The star cast stars Jamie Foxx, known for Django Unchained and The Amazing Spiderman 2; Dave Franco, known for his role in Now You See Me; and of course Snoop Dogg.
Other cast members include The Voyeurs fame Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Look Who’s Back star Oliver Masucci, Reba and Shameless actor Steve Howey, and Dexter star C.S. Lee.
The film will also feature Meagan Good, Karla Souza, Scott Adkins, Eric Lange and Zion Broadnax.
About the Film
The official synopsis of the film reads, “A hard-working, blue-collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted 8-year-old daughter. His mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income: hunting and killing vampires.”
The film has been written by Tyler Tice and Shay Hatten and produced by 87North Productions and Impossible Dream Entertainment. Jamie Foxx, Datari Turner, and Peter Baxter acted as executive producers of the film.
Netflix shared the first sneak peek into the flick, including behind the scenes footage, during its Geeked Week presentation in early June this year.
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