Gugu Mbatha-Raw has been cast as the co-lead in Lift, the upcoming Netflix action thriller from F. Gary Gray– Shadow and Act has confirmed. She joins Kevin Hart.
Vincent D’Onofrio (The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Godfather of Harlem, The Unforgivable), Úrsula Corberó (Money Heist, Snake Eyes) and Billy Magnussen (No Time to Die, Game Night) have also been added to the film.
Here’s the logline: An international heist crew is recruited to prevent a terrorist attack, and must pull off the heist on a plane mid-flight.
Daniel Kunka is the writer and the producers are Simon Kinberg and Audrey Chon for Genre Pictures, Matt Reeves and Adam Kassan for 6th & Idaho, and Kevin Hart and Bryan Smiley for HartBeat Productions.
Gray, Brent O’Connor and Patricia Braga executive produce.
The film falls under Hart and HartBeat Productions’ creative partnership with Netflix.