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In recent years, Kevin Hart and Netflix have built a lucrative and fruitful relationship. This will continue with Hart’s next venture on the platform, the comedy heist film. Raise. Originally scheduled to open in August 2023, the film no longer has a release date. Below, we’re keeping track of everything you need to know about Raise on Netflix.

from netflix Raise will be led by F.Gary Graywho is known for directing movies like Straight Outta Compton, The Italian Job, Men in Black: International, The Dealer, Get It Going, as well as many music videos with various artists. The script for Raise It was written by Daniel Kunka.

Straight Outta Compton director F. Gary Gray

F.Gary Gray

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The movie also has many renowned producers enlisted. Raise is produced by Simon Kinberg and Audrey Chon for Genre Pictures, Matt Reeves and Adam Kassan for 6th & Idaho, and Hart and Brian Smiley for HartBeat Productions.

Netflix has general agreements with HartBeat Productions and 6th & Idaho.

Here’s Everything We Know About Netflix Raise:

What is the Netflix release date? Raise?

In the initial film slate reveal for 2023, Raise it was scheduled to release on Netflix on August 25, 2023; however, in a later update for Summer 2023, we can now confirm that the film will no longer be released in Summer 2023.

Instead, a Netflix representative confirmed that it will use the film’s release date to be determined.

What is the plot of Raise?

Beyond the logline provided by Netflix, the plot has been kept secret. Here is the official logline provided by Netflix:

Kevin Hart will play a master thief who is courted by his ex-girlfriend and the FBI to pull off an impossible heist with his international crew on a 777 flying from London to Zurich.

who is cast in Raise?

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As of October 2021, only kevin hart was the only person known to be among the cast of Netflix Raise. kevin hart notably, he signed a deal with Netflix in January 2021 (which was compared in terms of scale to Adam Sandler’s deals) to produce four exclusive movies for Netflix through his production company, HartBeat.

We now have the full cast list for Lift, however most of the roles still remain unnamed.

Thirteen years after starring in the first Avatar, Sam Worthington found even more success with its recent sequel, Avatar: The Path of Water, which has grossed more than $2 billion at the box office worldwide. Worthington has previously starred in two Netflix movies, Fractured and The Titan.

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Sam Worthington

Netflix fans will recognize the massive figure of Vincent D’Onofrio who previously played Kingpin on Netflix Reckless series, which was later repeated in the Disney+ series Hawk Eye. D’Oonforio has also starred in the Netflix series. ratchet and netflix movies the unforgivable and The Christmas Way.

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Vincent D’Onofrio

Without the iconic mustache, everyone can be forgiven for not recognizing paul anderson Like Arthur Shelby from Peaky Blinders. Outside of the beloved British drama, Lift will be Anderson’s first film on Netflix.

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Also in the cast of Lift in order by STARmeter from IMDbs;

  • gugu mbatha raw (Belle)
  • Burn Gorman (Pinocchio by Guillermo del Toro)
  • jean reindeer (Léon: The Professional)
  • billy magnussen (In the woods)
  • Ursula Corberó (Money theft)
  • jacob cane (Spider-Man: Homecoming)
  • ross anderson (Crawl)
  • Viveik Kalra (Blinded by the light)
  • russbain (Mission Impossible – Fallout) as Vaxby
  • Roy McCrerey (Carnival Row) as co-pilot
  • gordon-alexander (Gangs of London)
  • Caroline Loncq (The Protected One) as Sandra
  • yunjee kim (Mine)
  • Jess Liaudin (Dive) as Arthur
  • olive green (The Mosquito Coast) as Eric Mollsen
  • martina avogardi (I XXXX my sex doll)
  • alfredo tavares (Blackmail) as San Marco
  • david libra (Likelihood) as Harry
  • morgan c jones (Hell County Boys) as Claude
  • Erol Ismail (No Time to Die) as Noah
  • Felix Garcia Guyer (Sanctuary) as Lt. Charles

What is the production status of Raise?

Filming took place between February 18, 2022 and May 25, 2022.

belfast live confirmed in March 2022 that filming was taking place in Belfast. According to the report, Hart also performed at a local comedy club in early March 2022 while filming.

As for where they’re filming in Belfast, the local site says:

«The production was taking place outside Great Victoria Street’s iconic The Crown Liquor Saloon pub, and Harte was seen walking from the nearby Europa Hotel.»

Additional production listings confirmed that most of the filming takes place in Belfast Harbor Studies which is also where Netflix is The school of good and evil was shot.

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Kevin Hart on the set of Netflix’s Lift – Image: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Filming reportedly took place at various locations including;

  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
  • Venice, Italy (multiple sites)
  • Trieste, Italy

Are you looking forward to watching Lift on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below!