Monster: Everything We Know About Netflix’s Upcoming Crime Drama So Far

Published 04/07/2021, 12:13 PM EDT

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Anthony Madler is finally receiving his crime drama movie’s global release exclusively on Netflix soon enough, after three years since he has first premiered it at the Sundance Film Festival. So here is what we know about Monster so far including its plot, cast, and more down below.

This upcoming crime based on the adapted screenplay by Radha Blank, Cole Whiley, and Janece Shaffer. Monster is an upcoming Netflix Original crime drama movie directed by Anthony Madler. The original title of the movie was ‘All Rise’ until Netflix has acquired the distribution right of it and changed it as Monster as the same title of the novel by Walter Dean Myers that it has been adapted from. And the upcoming crime drama is being waited eagerly to be streamed already, especially after the Black Lives Matter movement in the USA.

So let’s find out more about this upcoming Netflix original movie before it arrives, shall we?

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Steve Harmon is a smart and charming 17-year-old film student who is about to see his own life turned upside down when he’s charged with murder. The movie follows his dramatic story as he gets unjustly accused and battles against legal to clear his name.

Here’s what Netflix description about the upcoming crime drama:

“A talented teen implicated in robbery-turned-murder fights for his innocence and integrity against a criminal justice system that’s already judged him.”

Here is the full cast of the upcoming Netflix original crime drama movie down below. And it includes really talented and known names in it, which is really promising and exciting as you will also see.

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  • John David Washington as Richard ‘Bobo’ Evans
  • Jennifer Ehle as Katherine O’Brien
  • Alejandro Hernandez as Inmate 1
  • Jeffrey Wright as Mr. Harmon
  • Jharrel Jerome as Osvaldo
  • Mikey Madison as Alexandra Floyd
  • Tim Blake Nelson as Leroy Sawicki
  • Jennifer Hudson as Mrs. Harmon
  • Kelvin Harrison Jr. as Steve Harmon
  • Paul Ben-Victor as Anthony Petrocelli
  • Lovie Simone as Renee Pickford
  • Jonny Coyne as Detective Karyl
  • Dorian Missick Dorian Missick as Asa Briggs
  • Adriana DeGirolami as Katie Green
  • Willie C. Carpenter as Judge

The film first premiered in the U.S. Dramatic Competition section at the Sundance Film Festival back in 2018. Later in April 2019, it was announced that Entertainment Studios had acquired distribution rights to the film, retitled All Rise before Netflix has acquired its distribution rights in November 2020, and once again called the film ‘Monster.

Monster is scheduled to be released globally on Netflix on May 7, 2021.

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So, what do you think about this upcoming Netflix original crime drama? Are you considering watching it or skipping it? Let us know what you think down below!

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