"They Cloned Tyrone": What We Know About Jamie Foxx's New Movie

Explore the mystery and comedy of Netflix's 'They Cloned Tyrone', featuring Jamie Foxx and John Boyega. Premiering July 21. Don't miss out!

BYJake Skudder
They Cloned Tyrone

They Cloned Tyrone, a highly anticipated film that successfully weaves mystery, science fiction, and 70s Blaxploitation comedy, will premiere on Netflix on July 21 2023. This summer film joins the growing trend of major films hitting streaming platforms alongside movie theater releases. These present viewers with a fresh and unique cinematic experience from the comfort of their homes.

The movie features an all-star cast with the likes of Oscar winner Jamie Foxx and BAFTA winner John Boyega. Foxx, known for his diverse talent pool as an actor, Gsinger, and comedian, is a beloved face to many. His prior film credits include standout performances in Collateral, Django Unchained, Dreamgirls, and Just Mercy, among others.

John Boyega, another fantastic talent, has made his mark in Hollywood through high-profile movies. In recent years, he's starred in movies such as The Woman King, Pacific Rim: Uprising, and of course, Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens. Teyonah Parris, known for her roles in Survivor’s Remorse, Mad Men, WandaVision, and The Photograph, among others, joins Foxx and Boyega, confirming the leading trio.

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The Intriguing Plot: A Pulpy Mystery Caper

They Cloned Tyrone follows the eccentric journey of an unlikely trio who stumbles upon a nefarious government conspiracy. The official synopsis unveils, "A series of eerie events thrusts an unlikely trio onto the trail of a nefarious government conspiracy in this pulpy mystery caper."

As the trio delves deeper, they discover that the government is cloning people in their neighborhood. It falls upon them - Slick Charles (Foxx), Fontaine (Boyega), and Yo-Yo (Parris) - to put an end to it. The film's intriguing plot line, filled with hilarious hijinks and 70s culture, creates a captivating atmosphere that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats.

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Behind The Scenes: The Making Of They Cloned Tyrone

MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - JUNE 14: John Boyega, Teyonah Parris, and Juel Taylor attend as They Cloned Tyrone opens The American Black Film Festival at New World Center on June 14, 2023 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jason Koerner/Getty Images for Netflix)

The film is a directorial debut for Juel Taylor, who also serves as the co-writer. Taylor has previously directed episodes of the series Twenties and co-wrote the screenplays for Shooting Stars and Creed II. His unique vision and storytelling prowess are evident in the film's high-thrill trailer. It's no doubt that They Cloned Tyrone promises an entertaining blend of mystery and comedy.

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Trailer: Sneak Peek Into They Cloned Tyrone

The first-look trailer of "They Cloned Tyrone" offers a glimpse into the film's energetic and stylistic atmosphere. From its all-star cast, to the intriguing and outlandish situations the characters find themselves in, the trailer underscore the prevalent culture and the relentless determination of the trio to uncover the truth behind the cloning conspiracy.

John Boyega released the trailer to his Twitter which you can check out above.

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Conclusion: Why They Cloned Tyrone Is A Must-Watch

"They Cloned Tyrone" presents a unique blend of genres and top-tier performances. The intriguing plot is sure to capture the viewer's imagination. With its stellar cast and refreshing storytelling, the film promises to be a high point of this summer's cinematic offerings. Therefore, making it a must-add to your Netflix watch list. As the film unravels the mystery of the government's cloning conspiracy, viewers will be treated to an exciting journey filled with humor, action, and a healthy dose of 70s culture. Don't miss out on this adventurous ride that They Cloned Tyrone promises to be!

With its premiere date set for July 21, the anticipation is palpable. Mark your calendars, prepare your popcorn, and get ready for an exhilarating adventure that is sure to keep you entertained and engaged from beginning to end. "They Cloned Tyrone" is more than just a movie—it's an experience you won't want to miss!

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