Directed by Amanda Mitchell, “Halftime” will comply with the 52-year-old pop icon and movie star at a turning level, as she “displays on her milestones and evolution as an artist, and navigates the second half of her profession persevering with to entertain, empower and encourage,” in response to a press launch.
The movie will make its world premiere because the opening night time choice for the Tribeca Movie Competition on June 8 earlier than heading over to Netflix, the place it would debut globally on June 14.
As for what we are able to anticipate, “Halftime” will supply an “intimate peek backstage revealing the grit and dedication that makes Jennifer Lopez the icon she is, from her performances onscreen and on levels all over the world, to her Tremendous Bowl Halftime present, to the current Presidential inauguration,” per the pageant.
“It’s only the start,” Lopez wrote on social media Wednesday alongside the movie’s poster.
Lopez is certainly coming off an eventful previous few years. She rocked the Tremendous Bowl again in 2020 alongside Shakira with a medley of her biggest hits months earlier than she went on to seem at President Joe Biden’s inauguration. She attended the occasion with then fiancé Alex Rodriguez and famously concluded her performance by belting a chorus from her smash hit “Let’s Get Loud.”
Since then, after all, she has rekindled her romance with Ben Affleck, with the 2 announcing their plans to tie the knot earlier this week almost twenty years after calling off their unique engagement.
But it surely feels like Lopez’s documentary received’t dive too deeply into romance, because it focuses as a substitute on her “evolution as a Latina, a mom, and an artist, taking company in her profession and utilizing her voice for a higher function.”
The movie’s premiere will happen at United Palace within the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, just some miles from the place the Bronx-born musician grew up within the borough’s Fortress Hill neighborhood.
The Grammy winner inked a multiyear manufacturing take care of the streaming big in 2021, which on the time included a slate of each scripted and unscripted movie and tv initiatives that seemed to amplify the voices of various feminine actors, writers and filmmakers.
The multihyphenate entertainer is ready to additionally seem in two upcoming Netflix options ― “The Mom,” helmed by “Mulan” director Niki Caro, and a movie adaptation of Isabella Maldonado’s bestselling suspense novel “The Cipher.”