Logline: Jamie Foxx stars as a hard working blue collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted 8-year old daughter, but his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income, hunting and killing vampires.
J Perry Makes His Directorial Debut With Chad Stahelski & Jason Spitz And Shaun Redick & Yvette Yates Redick To Produce
Director: JJ Perry
Perry will make his directorial debut with Day Shift. He is known as a second unit director and stunt coordinator. His credits include Fast & Furious 9, The Fate of the Furious, Bloodshot, and the John Wick franchise.
Written By: Tyler Tice with current revisions by Shay Hatten (John Wick: Chapter 3- Parabellum, and upcoming films Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead for Netflix, and John Wick: Chapter 4)
Cast: Jamie Foxx
This extends Jamie Foxx’s relationship with Netflix. He recently starred in Project Power, and will co-star in and produce the upcoming film They Cloned Tyrone and series Dad Stop Embarrassing Me.
Foxx will next be seen in Disney/ Pixar’s Soul, debuting on Disney + on December 25 this year.
Producers: Chad Stahelski (John Wick Franchise) & Jason Spitz for 87Eleven Entertainment; Shaun Redick (Get Out, BlackKklansman) & Yvette Yates Redick (Malicious) for Impossible Dream Entertainment
Executive Producers: Jamie Foxx and Datari Turner; Peter Baxter
Shaun Redick quote: “Day Shift is a pulse-pounding thrill ride with action, danger and grounded comedy mixed with a deep mythology, the key ingredients for the absolute best time you can have watching a movie. We couldn’t be more excited about producing this at Netflix with Jamie Foxx starring!”
Chad Stahelski quote: “I’ve known and worked with JJ for a long time. His unique vision of Day Shift makes it such a great first directorial project for him.”
Shaun Redick and Yvette Yates Redick discovered the Day Shift screenplay when debut writer Tyler Tice won the Slamdance Writing Competition Grand Prize. Impossible Dream Entertainment attached Perry to direct, and along with Tice they developed the screenplay further then teamed with Chad Stahelski and 87Eleven Entertainment and Netflix.