Pictured: Mark Wahlberg and Halle Berry

In an eight-figure deal, Netflix produced The Union (previously known as Our Jersey Man), described as a “worker James Bond”. Here’s the latest on the Netflix original movie that doesn’t have an official release date yet.

The film was conceived by Wahlberg and producer Stephen Levinson, who developed the film during the quarantine. Later, they called the writer david guggenheim (Safe House, Designated Survivor) to write the script, and it all meshed perfectly with Netflix willing to spend big bucks on the photo after seeing a 36-page draft.

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First reported by variety perspective, Julian Farino is set to direct the film. The director has worked on numerous projects in the past, including the one for Netflix. Giri/Haji and the netflix series florida man. Beyond that, Farino has worked at HBO basketball players and Entourage.

The closest thing to Hole Productions and Leverage Management is behind the production. Adrian Johnston is providing the music for the film, while the casting was handled by Dixie Chassay and Sheila Jaffe.

Here’s Everything We Know About Netflix The Union:

What is the plot of Netflix? The Union?

plot details for Our Jersey Man they were initially kept under wraps with the film originally being described as a blue-collar James Bond.

We have since been provided with an updated synopsis:

Mike, a down-to-earth construction worker from Jersey, quickly finds himself drawn into the world of super spies and secret agents when his high school ex-girlfriend, Roxanne, recruits him on an American intelligence mission to high risk».

who is cast in The Union?

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from netflix The Union will star Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg and Oscar winner Halle Berry.

Wahlberg’s most recent credits include Spenser Confidential, Mile 22, and Infinite. He will play the role of Mike.

Berry will play the role of Roxeanne and has recently appeared in Kingsman: The Golden Circle, John Wick 3 and Bruised and stars in another Netflix movie, the mother ship.

netflix announced more cast members for the film in May 2022, including:

  • JK Simmons (Lash, being the richards)
  • jessica de gouw (The secrets it keeps, The crown)
  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (suicide squad, Lost)
  • Alice Lee (Brittany runs a marathon)
  • jackie earle haley (Small children)
  • Darragh patch (Succession) as Bobby Breslin
  • fahim fazli (Iron Man) as Mo
  • Alex Brightman (hard rock life)
  • james mcmenamin (Orange Is the New Black) as Rick Healy
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Cast grid for Netflix’s The Union

What is the production status of The Union?

from netflix The Union it was originally scheduled to go into production in March 2022, according to issue 1258 of weekly production. Filming occurred primarily in New Jersey in the United States and London, England. Other sources indicate that the film was also filmed in Piran, Slovenia and Trieste, Italy.

We have since learned that filming will specifically begin on March 14, 2022. We also now know that filming will continue until August 14, meaning the movie was in production for five months in total.

Thanks to GettyImages, we have some behind-the-scenes snaps from filming in London on April 19, 2022.

Our Jersey Man Filming Behind The Scenes 1

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Our Jersey Man Filming Behind The Scenes 2

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Our Jersey Man Filming Behind The Scenes 4

Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images

Our Jersey Man Filming Behind The Scenes 5

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Our Jersey Man Filming Behind The Scenes 6

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What is the Netflix release date? The Union?

No release date has yet been set for The Union. So far, the movie hasn’t made the 2023 movie list and unless that changes, we should expect it to be released in 2024.

That being said, Netflix highlighted the movie on its recent advances in May 2023, highlighting what’s coming up on Netflix for the rest of the year.

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