Update on Tyler Perry's Netflix Film ‘A Jazzman’s Blues’
The cast for Tyler Perry’s new Netflix film A Jazzman’s Blues has come together with the announcement of addition actors.
The cast includes previously announced leads Joshua Boone
and Solea Pfeiffer. New cast members include Amirah Vann, Austin Scott, Milauna
Jackson, Kario Marcel, Lana Young, Brent Antonello, Brad Benedict, and Ryan
A Jazzman’s Blues is written and directed by Perry. The film
follows forty years of secrets and lies in a tale of forbidden love and family
drama in the deep South. Perry has said that this project is especially special
to him as this was the first screenplay Perry wrote 26 years ago.
Perry commented on the film saying: “I have waited a quarter of a century to tell this story and now is the perfect time and Netflix is the perfect partner.”
A Jazzman’s Blues began shooting this week in Savannah,
Georgia and at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. It’s currently set for a 2022
release on Netflix.