Fight Night: The Million Dollar Heist
GenreCrime
Created byShaye Ogbonna
Based onFight Night
by Jeff Keating
Jim Roberts
Narrated by
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producers
Production companies
  • iHeartPodcasts
  • Doghouse Pictures
  • Will Packer Media
  • Hartbeat Productions
  • Universal Television
Original release
NetworkPeacock

Fight Night: The Million Dollar Heist is an upcoming crime drama television miniseries.

Premise

A heist occurs the night of Muhammad Ali's return to boxing in 1970.

Cast

Production

It was announced in December 2023 that Kevin Hart was set to star in and executive produce the film, with Peacock greenlighting the series in a straight to series order.[1] Samuel L. Jackson, Terrence Howard, Dexter Darden and Taraji P. Henson were added to the cast in January 2024, while Craig Brewer was hired to direct the first two episodes of the series.[2][3][4][5] Myles Bullock, Don Cheadle, Chloe Bailey, Melvin Gregg, Artrece Johnson, Jalyn Hall, Clifton Powell, Lori Harvey and Marsha Stephanie Blake were added to the cast in February 2024.[6][7][8][9] In March, Rockmond Dunbar joined the cast.[10]

Filming began on February 12, 2024 in Atlanta.[11]

References

  1. ^ Hailou, Selome (December 13, 2023). "Kevin Hart Cast in Muhammad Ali Fight Night Heist Series at Peacock, Will Packer to Produce". Variety. Retrieved 30 January 2024.
  2. ^ Cordero, Rosy (January 5, 2024). "Samuel L. Jackson Boards Peacock's Muhammad Ali Limited Series Fight Night". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 30 January 2024.
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 29, 2024). "Terrence Howard Joins Peacock's Muhammad Ali Limited Series Fight Night". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 30 January 2024.
  4. ^ Grobar, Matt (January 31, 2024). "Dexter Darden Lands Role Of Muhammad Ali In Peacock Limited Series Fight Night". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 31 January 2024.
  5. ^ Cordero, Rosy (January 31, 2024). "Taraji P. Henson Joins Cast Of Peacock's Muhammad Ali Limited Series Fight Night". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 31 January 2024.
  6. ^ Grobar, Matt (February 2, 2024). "Myles Bullock Joins Peacock's 'Fight Night'". Deadline Hollywood.
  7. ^ White, Peter (February 5, 2024). "Don Cheadle Boards Peacock's Muhammad Ali Limited Series Fight Night". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 5 February 2024.
  8. ^ Cordero, Rosy (February 8, 2024). "Peacock's Muhammad Ali Limited Series Fight Night Adds 6 To Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 8 February 2024.
  9. ^ Otterson, Joe (February 8, 2024). "Marsha Stephanie Blake Joins Peacock Limited Series Fight Night: The Million Dollar Heist (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 8 February 2024.
  10. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (March 22, 2024). "Rockmond Dunbar Joins Peacock's Limited Series Fight Night In Return To Acting". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 23 March 2024.
  11. ^ "Casting Call For Non-Union Paid Extras For Fight Night Series Filming In Atlanta". CastCaller. February 4, 2024. Retrieved 8 February 2024.