Get ready for an adrenaline-packed experience as BET+ prepares to release its highly anticipated action thriller, “Call Her King,” starring Naturi Naughton and Lance Gross, on July 6th. Directed by Wes Miller, known for his work in “A Day to Die,” this original feature promises to keep viewers on the edge of their seats.
The film centers around Judge Jaeda King, portrayed by Naturi Naughton, who finds herself in a dire situation after sentencing Sean Samuels (played by Jason Mitchell) to death. The courthouse is unexpectedly hijacked by Samuels’ brother, Gabriel, also known as Black Caesar, played by Lance Gross. Judge King must rely on her intelligence, strength, and skill to navigate the dangerous standoff, save the hostages, and find a way out.
Joining Naughton and Gross in this star-studded cast are Jason Mitchell, known for his remarkable performance in “Mudbound,” Johnny Messner from “A Day to Die,” Nicholas Turturro from “NYPD Blue,” Tobias Truvillion from “First Wives Club,” Garrett Hendricks from “FBI,” and Shiobann Amisial from “Bel-Air.” Their exceptional performances add depth and intensity to the gripping storyline.
“Call Her King” marks the first production under the newly formed BLacklight Entertainment banner, spearheaded by Andrew van den Houten and Wes Miller. With a mission to provide quality opportunities for people of color and other traditionally disadvantaged individuals both in front of and behind the camera, BLacklight Entertainment aims to make a significant impact in the film industry. Van den Houten and Miller have produced the film, showcasing their commitment to creating inclusive and compelling content.
As the release date of July 6th approaches, audiences can anticipate a thrilling and captivating experience. “Call Her King” will keep viewers at the edge of their seats with its action-packed sequences and an engaging narrative. BET+ continues to demonstrate its commitment to delivering diverse and high-quality content, and this film is no exception.
Make sure to mark your calendars and tune in to BET+ on July 6th for the premiere of “Call Her King.” Prepare for a rollercoaster ride of suspense, drama, and non-stop action that will leave you wanting more.