Jamie Foxx Netflix Comedy ‘Day Shift’: Filming Begins, and What We Know So Far

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Netflix added Jamie Foxx to its collection of strong black core content to star in the vampire-hunting comedy Day shiftthat has finally started filming. Foxx previously starred in Netflix action thriller Project power, and the sitcom Dad stop embarrassing me, Foxx will also play in and produce the upcoming one You cloned Tyrone and for Netflix.

Netflix Day shift It is directed by first director JJ Perry, who acts as a second unit director and stunt coordinator for films such as Fast and Furious 9, The fate of the angry, Bloodshot and the John Wick Movies. The project is produced by Chad Stahelski and Jason Spitz for 87Eleven Entertainment and Shaun Redick (BlackKklansman) and Yvette Yates Redick (Vicious) from Impossible Dream Entertainment.

Day shift team

Tyler Tice wrote the original screenplay, which was written by screenwriter Shay Hatten (Zack Snyders Army of the Dead, John Wick Films). Tice won the main prize of the Slamdance Writing Competition for the script and was discovered by the Redicks who hired JJ Perry to direct.


What is the plot of Day shift?

Not much is known about the plot of Netflix Day shift, but we have a logline and it is the following:

“Jamie Foxx plays as a hard-working, working-class father who just wants his quick-witted 8-year-old daughter to have a good life, but his mundane pool cleaning job in the San Fernando Valley is a facade to his true source of income, hunting and killing vampires.”

Producer Shaun Redick shared his excitement about working on Day Shift:

“Day Shift is a pulsating thrill of action, danger and down to earth comedy mixed with deep mythology, the key ingredients for the absolute best time watching a movie. We couldn’t be more excited to produce this on Netflix with Jamie Foxx in the lead! ”


Who is there? Day shift?

Jamie Foxx, who is also executive producer on the project, will appear as a working-class father who hunts vampires. Foxx is known for his roles on many projects including Ray, collateral, Django Unchained and more. In 2004 he won an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Ray Charles in beam.

Netflix gave its cast for. known Day shift on their April 1st press release, and thankfully it’s not an April Fool’s joke. Added to the cast are;

  • Dave Franco – The Disaster Artist, The Rental
  • Natasha Liu Bordizzo – The voyeurs, the society
  • Oliver Masucci – Dark, Enfant Terrible
  • Steve Howey – Shameless
  • CS Lee – Dexter, Nora from Queens
Day shift ensemble occupies Netflix

Dave Franco (top left), Natasha Liu Bordizzo (top center), Oliver Masucci (top right), Steve Howey (bottom left) and CS Lee (bottom right)


What is the production status? Day shift?

Official production status: shooting (last updated: 07/13/2021)

According to our sources, filming began on June 21 and has been running for a few weeks at the time of this update. Actors Jamie Foxx and Dave Franco were spotted on set in character and costume during filming.

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JJ Perry’s Instagram has been a great source of behind-the-scenes gimmicks. Here are some of our favorites:

Snoop Dog day shift Netflix

Snoop Dogg on the set of Day Shift

Day shift behind the scenes Netflix


What is the day shift release date?

There is currently no set release date for Netflix Day shift, but considering filming is now in progress, we can expect the film to hit our screens sometime in 2022.


Are you looking forward to the release of Day shift on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below!


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