High Flying Bird

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High Flying Bird
Directed bySteven Soderbergh
Produced by
  • Ken Meyer
  • Joseph Malloch
Written byTarell Alvin McCraney
Starring
CinematographySteven Soderbergh
Edited bySteven Soderbergh
Production
companies
  • Extension 765
  • Harper Road Films
Distributed byNetflix
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$2 million[1]

High Flying Bird is an upcoming American sports drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh, from a screenplay by Tarell Alvin McCraney. The film stars André Holland, Zazie Beetz and Melvin Gregg.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In October 2017, it was announced André Holland had been cast in the film, with Steven Soderbergh directing from a screenplay written by Tarell Alvin McCraney, with Extenstion 765 producing.[2][3] In March 2018, Zazie Beetz and Kyle MacLachlan joined the cast of the film.[4][5] In April 2018, Melvin Gregg joined the cast of the film.[6]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography began in February 2018, in New York City.[7] The film wrapped on March 15, 2018.[8] Soderbergh reportedly shot the film on an iPhone 7, as he did with his previous film Unsane.[9]

Release[edit]

In September 2018, Netflix acquired distribution rights to the film.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aftab, Kaleem (March 25, 2018). "Steven Soderbergh, interview: 'I'm hoping that #metoo will expand into a general discussion about arseholes'". iNews. Retrieved March 25, 2018.
  2. ^ "Exclusive: Post-"Logan Lucky" Steven Soderbergh Plots Next Film, "High Flying Bird"". Showbiz411. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  3. ^ "High Flying Bird". Production Listing. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  4. ^ Elise-Sandeberg, Bryn (March 8, 2018). "'Atlanta' Star Zazie Beetz on the Show's "Male Gaze" and Training for 'Deadpool 2'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "Kyle MacLachlan Talks About The Series Finale Of 'Portlandia'". YouTube. March 21, 2018. Retrieved April 2, 2018.
  6. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (April 2, 2018). "Russell Hornsby Joins 'Creed II'; Melvin Gregg Cast In 'High Flying Bird'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 2, 2018.
  7. ^ Raup, Jordan (February 5, 2018). "Steven Soderbergh Reteams with André Holland for NBA Drama 'High Flying Bird,' Shooting This Month". The Film Stage. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  8. ^ Sharf, Zack (March 18, 2018). "Steven Soderbergh Wraps André Holland Film 'High Flying Bird' and Has First Cut Done Three Hours Later". IndieWire. Retrieved April 16, 2018.
  9. ^ a b Wiseman, Andreas (September 11, 2018). "Netflix Swoops On Global Rights To Steven Soderbergh's NBA Drama 'High Flying Bird' Starring André Holland & Zazie Beetz". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 11, 2018.

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