The Gotham Film & Media Institute announced today that the cast of the The Harder They Fall will receive the Ensemble Tribute during the 2021 Gotham Awards Ceremony taking place live and in person on Monday, November 29, 2021 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Nominations for the Gotham Awards will be announced live on Thursday, October 21, 2021.
The Harder They Fall features an ensemble cast of Jonathan Majors, Zazie Beetz, Delroy Lindo, LaKeith Stanfield, Danielle Deadwyler, Edi Gathegi, R.J. Cyler, Damon Wayans Jr., Deon Cole with Regina King and Idris Elba. The film follows outlaw Nat Love, who discovers his enemy Rufus Black is being released from prison then rounds up his gang to track Rufus down and seek revenge. Directed by Jeymes Samuel, written by Samuel and Boaz Yakin, produced by Shawn Carter, James Lassiter, Lawrence Bender and Jeymes Samuel.
The film had its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival and is set to be released in select theaters on October 22, 2021 and on Netflix globally on November 3, 2021.
Jeffrey Sharp, Executive Director of The Gotham Film & Media Institute, stated: “Director Jeymes Samuel’s debut film is fully realized with this extraordinary company of actors who perfectly marry the key hallmarks of the ensemble film – collaboration, community, and interconnectivity – resulting in one of the most entertaining movies of the year. We are so proud to recognize The Harder They Fall with this year’s Gotham Ensemble Tribute.”
The Premier Sponsor of the 2021 Gotham Awards is The New York Times and the Platinum Sponsor is GreenSlate. The Official Auto Partner is Cadillac, the Official Water Partner is FIJI Water, the Official Airline Partner is JetBlue, and the Official Wine Partner is Robert Hall Winery.
It was previously announced that Kristen Stewart will receive the Performer Tribute, and Eamonn Bowles the Industry Tribute.
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