Jamie Foxx and Tommy Lee Jones team up to bring true events to life in ‘The Burial’.
In the movie 'The Burial,' Jamie Foxx and Tommy Lee Jones collaborate to depict real-life occurrences.
According to People magazine, The Burial, which will make its international premiere on September 11 at the Toronto International Film Festival, is based on the true story of Jeremiah Joseph O'Keefe's legal battle with the Loewen Group, a Canadian funeral home corporation.
The Burial OTT release details
On October 13, the legal drama is scheduled for the OTT release on Amazon Prime Video. The Burial, a 1999 story by Jonathan Harr in The New Yorker, served as its inspiration. Jamie Foxx and Tommy Lee Jones are the two main actors in the cast.
Announcing the release date of this film along with others, the official account of Amazon Prime Video took to its social media and wrote: "a power packed slate to give this festive season all the oomph it needs with jaw-dropping entertainment! 🥳🍿"
The Burial cast and crew
In addition to Lance E. Nichols, the film also stars Tommy Lee Jones, Jamie Foxx, Alan Ruck, Jurnee Smollett, Bill Camp, Dorian Missick, Mamoudou Athie, Pamela Reed, Jim Klock, Amanda Warren, Billy Slaughter, and Dorian Missick. The Burial's producers are Trudie Styler, Celine Rattray, Jamie Foxx, Jenette Kahn, Adam Richman, Datari Turner, and Bobby Shriver. The screenplay for the movie is written by Michael Abels. Maggie Betts and Doug Wright.
About The Burial
The Burial walks a fine edge between a character study and a courtroom drama. Throughout the entire film, Jamie Foxx and Tommy Lee Jones both portray characters who are incredibly strong and complex. Fast-talking personal injury attorney Gary, played by Foxx, is caught off guard when he gets embroiled in a contract lawsuit. On the other side, Jones is Jeremiah O'Keefe, a destitute owner of numerous funeral establishments and a provider of burial insurance.
The drama movie, The Burial will start streaming on Amazon Prime Video starting from October 13.