Exclusive: ‘The Harder They Fall’ Director Jeymes Samuel on Creating Epic Netflix Western

Published: Thursday 28th Oct 2021 by Sam

‘The Harder They Fall’ gallops onto Netflix on November 3 and brings with it an all-star cast and gargantuan buzz.

Directed by Jeymes Samuel, the contemporary Western chronicles the narrative of outlaw Nat Love – played by Jonathan Majors.

Upon learning that his enemy Rufus Buck (Idris Elba) is being released from jail, he gathers his gang to track Rufus down and seek revenge.

Love quickly learns that Rufus has his own allies who are just as ruthless; they include “Treacherous” Trudy Smith (Regina King) and Cherokee Bill (LaKeith Stanfield).

Ahead of the film’s release, That Grape Juice‘s Lettija Lee sat down with Samuel who discussed reimagining the Western, curating the blazing soundtrack, enlisting the stellar cast, and much more.

Check out the exclusive interview below…

‘The Harder They Fall’ is screening now in select UK cinemas and launches on Netflix worldwide on November 3

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  1. Wwwd October 28, 2021

    Good girl Regina king is playing bad girl treacherous Trudy. Ok Trudy

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