As the dog days of summer descend upon us, why not take part in a dark comedy starring Jamie Foxx and Snoop Dogg as the vampire hunters?
day shift is a new Netflix Original Movie that tells the story of a vampire hunter who, like everyone else, is just trying to make ends meet so he can take care of his daughter. This action-packed comedy looks stylish and entertaining, another potential hit for the streaming giant.
Here’s everything we know day shift.
When is the Day Shift release date?
day shift arrives in the US and UK on August 12th. If you want to see it when it comes out, make sure you’re one Netflix (opens in new tab)Attendees.
day shift follows in the footsteps of other big summer blockbusters, including several major Netflix releases. The summer season started with Chris Hemsworth’s spider head, a hit film that no one seemed to know about until it landed. Chris Evans and Ryan Goslings The gray man is poised to be another big hit for the streamer when it releases in late July.
Who is in the cast of Day Shift?
day shift has an all-star cast that includes award-winning actor and singer Jamie Foxx (Spider-Man: No Way HomeRay, Django unleashed), David Franco (Now you see me, the now) and rapper-turned-actor and pitcher Snoop Dogg (BMF, Training Day).
Other cast members include Steve Howey (shameless), Karla Souza (How to get away with murder), Meagan Gut (Harlem) and Scott Adkins (punishment).
Here are the characters they play:
- Jamie Foxx as Bud Jablonski
- Dave Franco as Seth
- Snoop Dogg as Big John Elliott
- Meagan Good as Jocelyn
- Zion Broadnax as Paige
- Karla Souza as Paige
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Who Directed Day Shift?
He makes his directorial debut with JJ Perry day shift. He may be a newcomer behind the camera, but if you’re a fan of action films then you’ve undoubtedly seen his work before.
Perry has been a stuntman since the late 1980s. He has over two decades of martial arts training, which has helped prepare him for stunt roles in countless blockbuster films and television shows (opens in new tab) how The fate of the angry, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, X Men: Origins, as well as John Wick Franchise.
What is “Day Shift” about?
Here is the day shift Official synopsis from Netflix:
“Jamie Foxx plays a hard-working, blue-collar dad who just wants to give his quick-witted daughter a good life, but his mundane job cleaning the pool in the San Fernando Valley is a front for his true source of income, hunting and killing vampires as part of an International Union of Vampires Hunter’s.”
Is there a trailer for Day Shift?
The trailer for day shift is packed with comedy, drama and action. While the concept of a pool guy who works part-time as a vampire hunter might seem cheesy at first, there’s clearly nothing light-hearted about the action sequences and high-budget special effects after looking at the trailer.
Some of the vampire death sequences look like they’re straight out The Matrix. There are plenty of opportunities for Foxx, Franco and Snoop Dogg to provide some comedic moments as well.
How to watch Day Shift
day shift is a Netflix Original film and will be available exclusively on the platform. If you are not a subscriber, you can easily sign up for the streaming service by clicking the link below.