The trailer for Netflix’s new film ‘They Cloned Tyrone’ is a blend of absurdity, humor, and socio-political commentary that makes it a must-see.
The trailer seems to promise a storyline that grapples with themes of gentrification and the government’s 1980’s war on drugs campaign, all while being packaged in a vibrant sheen of Afrofuturism and blaxploitation.
Jamie Foxx plays a pimp in his first feature set for release following his “medical complication” in April. He is joined by John Boyega, of ‘Star Wars’ fame, and Teyonah Parris, recognized for her roles in ‘WandaVision’ and ‘Candyman’.
The trio stumble upon a conspiracy in their community involving clandestine cloning operations in an underground lab.
The trailer’s slick visuals and fast-paced narrative style invoke references to 1985’s cult classic ‘The Stuff’. The captivating blend of humor, mystery, and social critique, combined with the stellar cast, hint at a film that is as thought-provoking as it is entertaining.
The trailer culminates in a series of reveals that suggest the extent of the conspiracy, leaving viewers with a chilling sense of paranoia and anticipation for the film’s release on July 21.
All in all, ‘They Cloned Tyrone’ appears set to deliver a thrilling and visually stunning exploration of issues central to the contemporary Black experience.
For a peek into the madness, here’s the trailer, embedded for your viewing pleasure.