Gerard McMurray (The First Purge and the Netflix film Burning Sands) will write and direct a new original film for Netflix titled The Formula. The project which will star Robert De Niro and John Boyega features a story marketed with a gone in 60 seconds like tagline “A Formula One racing prodigy is forced to become a getaway driver to save the only family he has left.” On the surface, the movie sounds like it should be action-packed but that remains to be seen based on McMurry’s previous work which includes (The First Purge and the Netflix film Burning Sands).
Robert De Niro of course needs little to no introduction. John Boyega who is known for his role in the recent Star Wars sequel trilogy (that he has spoken out on more recently) most recently starred in Steve McQueen’s critically acclaimed anthology series Small Axe.
No date has been given for the upcoming release.