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02/23/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/23/2021 15:14

STEFON BRISTOL RETURNS TO NETFLIX TO DIRECT NEW FILM “GORDON HEMINGWAY & THE REALM OF CTHULHU” WITH SPIKE LEE PRODUCING

  • Director: Stefon Bristol (See You Yesterday)

  • Written By: Original screenplay by Hank Woon with additional revisions by both Woon and Fredrica Bailey

  • Producers: Spike Lee, Lloyd Levin (Da 5 Bloods, Watchmen), Beatriz Levin (Da 5 Bloods, The Mauritanian)

    • Lloyd Levin and Beatriz Levin initially optioned the spec screenplay from Woon and brought the film to Bristol and Lee.

  • Co-Producers: Oliver Oftedal and Tom Olsson for Goodbye Kansas' production arm Infinite Entertainment.

    • Award-winning visual effects company Goodbye Kansas will lead visual effects on the film.

  • Logline: Set in East Africa, 1928, the roguish Black American gunslinger GORDON HEMINGWAY teams up with the elite warrior PRINCESS ZENEBÉ of Ethiopia to rescue their kidnapped regent from an ancient evil.

  • Gordon Hemingway & The Realm of Cthulhu is Bristol's second feature with Netflix. His directorial debut, See You Yesterday premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was released globally on Netflix in 2019. 18 M households tuned into Bristol's socially-conscious, time-travel adventure movie in its first four weeks and the film went on to win an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay.