Jay Z To Produce New Netflix Thriller “Forty Acres”
Former rapper and billionaire business mogul Jay Z is putting on his producer hat for a new thriller on Netflix called “Forty Acres”. It’s described as a combination between The Firm and Get Out.
It’s an adaptation of Dwayne Alexander Smith’s novel called Forty Acres. In the book, A Civil Rights lawyer fights for his life when he enters into an elite black group with a huge secret. The film will be a collaboration between Jay Z and Luke Cage Creator Cheo Hodari Coker.
This isn’t the first time Jay Z has put on a producer hat. He also helped produced the Netflix western The Harder They Fall with an all-black cast of heavy-hitters such as Zazie Beetz, Regina King and Idris Elba.
He was also a 2014 producer on Annie and an executive producer on the 2018 film Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story.
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