Movieweb – Tyler Perry’s A Jazzman’s Blues Netflix Movie to Preview at Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Fest

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On August 6th, Tyler Perry will preview his passion project A Jazzman’s Blues at Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Fest and will include a series of clips and a conversation presentation.

Set in the post-World War II South, A Jazzman’s Blues follows a young Black jazz singer as he leaves his rural hometown searching for fame.

Among those cast in the movie are Joshua Boone (Wheels), Solea Pfeiffer (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Ryan Eggold (The Blacklist), Milauna Jackson (Dexter), Amira Vann (Underground), Austin Scott (Pose), Cody Pressley (The First Lady), Brent Antonello (S.W.A.T.), and E. Roger Mitchell (The Hunger Games). Originally, in 1995, Tyler Perry intended the movie to star himself, Will Smith, Halle Berry, Diana Ross, and Ben Kingsley. According to reports, the movie will have an R rating with an aim for a September 2022 Netflix release.

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