Taps Joshua Boone And Solea Pfeiffer To Star
After teaming with Netflix on his most recent film, A Fall From Grace, Tyler Perry is making his return to the studio for his next film and has found his two leads in the process.
Sources tell Deadline, Perry will direct Jazzman’s Blues with Joshua Boone and Solea Pfeiffer on board to star. Perry will also write and produce the pic with Michelle Sneed exec producing.
The film is a passion project from Perry that he has been trying to make for more then two decades and was the first screenplay Perry ever wrote – originally penning it 26 years ago.
Set from 1937 to 1987, the story follows an investigation into an unsolved murder unveils a story full of forbidden love, deceit, and a secret that has been held for 40 years. The film will primarily shoot at Tyler Perry Studios and be released on Netflix in 2021.