'Day Shift' on Netflix: Cast, date, plot, and latest buzz about Jamie Foxx's action comedy

The upcoming movie, which stars Jamie Foxx as the lead, is stunt coordinator JJ Perry's directorial debut

'Day Shift' on Netflix: Cast, date, plot, and latest buzz about Jamie Foxx's action comedy
Jamie Foxx as Bud Jablonski in a still from 'Day Shift' (Netflix)
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After releasing an action-comedy 'The Man From Toronto' featuring Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson on June 24, 2022, Netflix is blessing us with another movie titled 'Day Shift' that will be released on August 12, 2022. It is being directed by the renowned stunt coordinator JJ Perry. Although Perry has been a stunt coordinator, actor, and assistant director, 'Day Shift' is his directorial debut. Unlike the last movie on Netflix 'The Man from Toronto' which had a budget of $75 million, 'Day Shift's budget is $100 million. The movie is produced by 87North Productions and Impossible Dream Entertainment.

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The movie revolves around a man named Bud Jablonski (Foxx) who works as a pool cleaner in Los Angeles. However, his other job is much more interesting because he hunts vampires which gives him the kind of money he needs to provide for his daughter. However, his protege Seth (Dave Franco) also wants to have a taste of this life, so Bud takes him on a mission that might turn out to be the most dangerous one. 

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Here's everything we know about the upcoming film.

Who stars in 'Day Shift'?

Jamie Foxx plays the main protagonist Bud Jablonski in the movie. He was seen last year in MCU's 'Spider-Man: No Way Home', playing Maxwell aka Electro. 'Day Shift' also features Snoop Dogg as Big John Elliott, Dave Franco as Seth, Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Heather, Meagan Good as Jocelyn, Karla Souza as Audrey San Fernando, Oliver Masucci as Klaus, and Zion Broadnax as Paige. It was earlier reported that we will also get to see Steve Howey, Scott Adkins, CS Lee, and Eric Lange in the movie but we're yet to find out about their characters. 

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When does ‘Day Shift' release and where can you watch it?

The upcoming Netflix movie starring Jamie Foxx will be premiering exclusively on Netflix on Friday, August 12. Viewers can download the Netflix app from Google's Play Store and Apple's App Store.

What is 'Day Shift' all about?

The official synopsis reads, "Jamie Foxx stars as a hard-working blue-collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted daughter, but his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income, hunting and killing vampires as part of an international Union of vampire hunters."

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Who are the creators? 

Popular stunt coordinator JJ Perry is helming the movie, while it is written by Taylor Tice and Shay Hatten. Meanwhile, Shaun Redick, Yvette Yates, Chad Stahelski, and Jason Spitz serve as producers.

JAMIE FOXX as BUD JABLONSKI, SNOOP DOGG as BIG JOHN ELLIOTT
Jamie Fox and Snoop Dogg in a still from 'Day Shift' (Netflix)

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Latest Buzz

(i) Promotion interviews for 'Day Shift' have not started yet and we are yet to find out and witness the actors speaking about the movie, however, the sexual assault case against Snoop Dogg has been revived by the accuser.

(ii) As for Jamie Foxx, he was spotted on July 23, 2022, at Catch Steak in West Hollywood with a mystery blonde woman whose identity is yet to be known by the world. 

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(iii) Here's a quick look at the trailer Netflix released:



 

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