Coming-of-age dramas always have a special place in the hearts and minds of many. While not all coming-of-age dramas are for everyone, it’s likely you haven’t found one just for you. Netflix’s latest Original film Beats will definitely be hitting the right note for some audiences out there. Here’s everything we know so far on Beats, including the Netflix release date, plot, cast & trailer.
Beats is an upcoming Netflix Original coming-of-age drama directed by Chris Robinson. The film’s screenplay was written by Miles Orion Feldsott (Deadly Class). 51 Minds Entertainment is the production company behind the creation of Beats. The music from the Chicago scene has notably been one of the greatest influences surrounding the story.
What is the plot of Beats?
The plot for Beats is as follows:
Confined to the demons of their past a musical prodigy has struggled throughout life with borderline agoraphobia meanwhile a music manager has hit rock bottom after his fall from grace. As the pair collide they must help each other overcome their demons and propel each other to success.
Who is in the cast?
The following cast members have been confirmed for Beats:
|Role||Cast Member||Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?|
|TBC||Anthony Anderson||The Departed | Kangaroo Jack | Transformers|
|TBC||Uzo Aduba||Orange is the New Black | Steven Universe | American Pastoral|
|TBC||Paul Walter Hauser||I,Tonya | BlacKkKlansman | Cobra Kai|
|TBC||Emayatzy Corinealdi||Middle of Nowhere | Roots | The Invitation|
|TBC||Dave East||The Breaks|
|TBC||Khalil Everage||Cobra Kai | Karma | The Chi|
|Leshea||Ariana Burks||Chicago Med | Chicago Fire | Sirens|
|Kari||Megan Sousa||Ten Days in the Valley | Zero | Laff Mobb’s Laugh Tracks|
Surprisingly the roles of many of the cast members have yet to be announced.
When and where did production take place?
All the filming for Beats took place in Chicago.
Principal photography began in June and ran throughout the summer. Filming ended in September and post-production on the film began on the 6th September 2018.
It’s surprising how long it’s taken for the film to be released considering post-production began in September of last year. This unofficial delay in the release may have been down to the fact that the film has original music created by Chicago-based artists.
Are there any images or stills for Beats?
Very little promotional material has been released for beats.
What is the run time?
The official run time for Beats is 109 minutes.
Is there a trailer?
There’s not long to go now before the release of Beats so Netflix has finally dropped the trailer.
When is the release date for Beats?
Beats will be arriving on Netflix on June 19th.
Will Beats be available to stream in my region?
As the film has been listed as a “Global” Original, this means that Beats will be available in all regions with access to Netflix.
What time will I be able to stream Beats?
The following table below are the times that Beats will be available to stream in the different regions across the world:
|Time Zone||Time available to stream|
|Pacific Standard Time||12:00 AM|
|Mountain Standard Time||1:00 AM|
|Central Standard Time||2:00 AM|
|Eastern Standard Time||3:00 AM|
|British Summer Time||8:00 AM|
|Central European Time||9:00 AM|
|Eastern European Time||10:00 AM|
|India Standard Time||12:30 PM|
|Japan Standard Time||16:00 PM|
|Australian Eastern Time||18:00 PM|
|New Zealand Day Light Time||20:00 PM|
Netflix releases all of its latest titles from Midnight PST (Pacific Standard Time). This means for anyone living in regions the other side of the world have to wait until the evening before titles are available to stream.
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