Steven Soderbergh‘s upcoming crime thriller NO SUDDEN MOVE has announced several members of the film’s high-profile cast. Among those joining the effort are Don Cheadle (CRASH, HOTEL RWANDA), Benicio del Toro (FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, SNATCH), David Harbour (Stranger Things, HELLBOY), Amy Seimetz (PET SEMETARY, The Girlfriend Experience), Jon Hamm (TAG, BABY DRIVER), Ray Liotta (GOODFELLAS, MUPPETS MOST WANTED), Kieran Culkin (Succession, SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD), Brendan Fraser (ENCINO MAN, LOONEY TUNES: BACK IN ACTION), Noah Jupe (HONEY BOY, A QUIET PLACE), Bill Duke (Black Lightning, PREDATOR), Frankie Shaw (SMILF, STRONGER), and Julia Fox (UNCUT GEMS, PUPPET).
Written by BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC co-writer Ed Solomon, NO SUDDEN MOVE takes place is 1955 Detroit and centers on a group of small-time criminals who are hired to steal what they think is a simple document. When their plan goes horribly wrong, their search for who hired them – and for what ultimate purpose – weaves them through all echelons of the race-torn, rapidly changing city. (via Deadline)
Casey Silver is producing the HBO Max and Warner Bros. Pictures film which is shooting on location in Detroit under intense COVID-19 protocols.
“The last time I shot a movie in Detroit with a great script and a great cast things worked out really well, so I’m very excited behind my mask right now,” said Soderbergh.
“It’s a pleasure to begin production on another project with Steven Soderbergh, Casey Silver, and Ed Solomon,” commented Casey Bloys, Chief Content Officer for HBO and HBO Max. “We have an incredible partner in Warner Bros. Pictures and an extraordinarily talented cast – we couldn’t be happier to bring No Sudden Move to HBO Max.”
“Steven is a prolific, forward-thinking director who has a two-decade history of making movies at Warner Bros. We look forward to continuing his legacy at WarnerMedia with his intense crime thriller,” said Toby Emmerich, Chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures Group.
Soderbergh has an overall deal with HBO Max, and will soon debut his upcoming film, LET THEM ALL TALK, on the subscription-based streamer. The project stars Meryl Streep, Candice Bergen, Dianne Wiest, Lucas Hedges, and Gemma Chan, and revolves around a famous author (Streep) who goes on a cruise with her nephew and a group of friends. The film is expected to hit HBO Max sometime before the end of the year.