Flint Strong Movie Details:
|T-Rex by Zackary Canepari & Drea Cooper
|Biographical, Sports, Drama
|August 9, 2024
Brian Tyree Henry
|Michael De Luca
Michael De Luca Productions
|Amazon MGM Studios
Flint Strong Movie Cast & Characters:
- Ryan Destiny as Claressa “T-Rex” Shields
- Judy Greer
- Brian Tyree Henry as Jason Crutchfield
- Oluniké Adeliyi as Jackie Shields
- De’Adre Aziza as Mickey
- Lanette Ware as Coach Parker
- Jessica Grossi as Team USA Teammate
- Michael Brown as Donte Green
The story of Claressa ‘T-Rex’ Shields, a boxer from Flint, Michigan who trained to become the first woman in her country’s history to win an Olympic gold medal in the sport.
About Flint Strong Movie:
- Flint Strong is an upcoming American biographical sports drama film directed by Rachel Morrison and starring Ryan Destiny, Judy Greer, Oluniké Adeliyi, and Brian Tyree Henry.
- The film is based on T-Rex, a 2015 documentary about American professional boxer Claressa “T-Rex” Shields training for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
- The directional debut of Rachel Morrison.
- Development of the film began in October 2016 with Barry Jenkins adapting the documentary for Universal Pictures.
- Principal photography began at Cinespace Film Studios in Toronto on March 11, 2020, but was halted two days later due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was scheduled to resume in June 2021. Universal Pictures was originally going to make the movie, and after the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown, it was moved to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
- Flint Strong is scheduled to be released in theaters on August 9, 2024, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.