The first official trailer has been dropped for Netflix’s new revenge-thriller, Sweet Girl. The Jason Momoa-led film is looking to inject some timely social matters into the action genre. The movie is directed by Brian Andrew Mendoza and written by Gregg Hurwitz & Philip Eisner. The synopsis of Sweet Girl, is as follows:

Devoted family man Ray Cooper, vows justice against the pharmaceutical company responsible for pulling a potentially life saving drug from the market just before his wife dies from cancer. But when his search for the truth leads to a deadly encounter that puts Ray and his daughter Rachel in harm’s way Ray’s mission turns into a quest for vengeance in order to protect the only family he has left.

The film also stars Isabela Merced, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria Arjona, Raza Jaffrey, Justin Bartha, Lex Scott Davis, Michael Raymond-James and Amy Brenneman.


As a huge fan of Jason Momoa, ever since Game of Thrones (of course)… I am always down to see a film that he stars in. The actor, despite being a big name, doesn’t seem to take on that many roles. He is the definition of a charismatic leading action hero to me, so his presence here definitely piques my interest. I was also very impressed with Isabella Merced in Dora and the Lost City of Gold (which was way better than it had any right to be). So, even though this looks a bit like a straight-forward thriller, the addition of timely social issues with big pharma, matched with the cast… makes it feel like Sweet Girl should be a hit for Netflix.

Sweet Girl will be streaming on Netflix Friday, August 20th.

Are you excited to see Jason Momoa take some sweet revenge in this film?

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