With theaters shut down and many new Netflix Original movies being released in April 2020, we’re going to FIRST LOOK profile some of the original streaming releases in the interim.
First up: Coffee & Kareem.
While police officer James Coffee (Ed Helms) enjoys his new relationship with Vanessa Manning (Taraji P. Henson), her beloved 12-year-old son Kareem (Terrence Little Gardenhigh) plots their break-up. Attempting to scare away his mom’s boyfriend for good, Kareem tries to hire criminal fugitives to take him out but accidentally exposes a secret network of criminal activity, making his family its latest target. To protect Vanessa, Kareem teams up with Coffee – the partner he never wanted – for a dangerous chase across Detroit. From director Michael Dowse (Stuber, Goon), Coffee & Kareem is an action-comedy about forging unexpected bonds, one four-letter insult at a time. Co-starring Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee, Andrew Bachelor and David Alan Grier.Coffee & Kareem (2020) – Rotten Tomatoes
Coffee & Kareem will be available on Netflix Friday April 3, 2020.