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Hold up: Chadwick Boseman cop thriller ’21 Bridges’ pushed back until fall 2019


ABC/Rick RowellChadwick Boseman fans are going to have to wait a little longer to see the actor return to the big screen.

According to Deadline, Boseman’s cop thriller 21 Bridges has been pushed back to September 27. It was originally set for a July 12 release date.

The film, which reunites Boseman with producers Joe and Anthony Russo — who directed him in Captain America: Civil War, as well as Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame — follows Boseman as an embattled NYPD detective.  His character gets a shot at redemption after being called to help in a citywide manhunt for a cop killer. As the search intensifies, authorities go to extreme measures to prevent the killers from escaping Manhattan by closing all 21 bridges to the island.

The film, directed by Game of Thrones’ Brian Kirk, also stars If Beale Street Could Talk’s Stephan James, alongside Sienna MillerKeith DavidTaylor Kitsch and J.K. Simmons.

This is latest project for Black Panther‘s real-life alter-ego.  Boseman is also producing the film adaptation of The Stars in My Soul, a memoir co-written by Hakeem Oluseyi about his life.

In addition, the actor will star in Barry Jenkins‘ upcoming thriller Expatriate and Spike Lee‘s Da 5 Bloods.

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