Thriller REBEL RIDGE Sets John Boyega As Lead


John Boyega (Star Wars) has been cast as the lead of Netflix thriller Rebel Ridge.

The high-velocity thriller that explores systemic American injustices through bone-breaking action sequences, suspense and dark humor. Jeremy Saulnier (Green Room) is writing and directing

Filmscience and Bonneville Pictures will co-produce “Rebel Ridge,” along with Saulnier, Anish Savjani, Neil Kopp, Vincent Savino. Macon Blair is executing producing. Saulnier previously partnered with Netflix for Hold the Dark, an action-thriller starring Jeffrey Wright and Alexander Skarsgard.

Boyega will next be seen reprising his role as Finn in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, due in theaters this December.