Snoop Dogg-Produced ‘1992’ Set For Summer Release Reveals Trailer

1992 – A thrilling journey back to L.A.’s trying times

Lionsgate has just unveiled the trailer for its upcoming thriller, 1992, set to take over theaters with its intense storyline and star-studded cast. Directed by Ariel Vromen, this forthcoming film promises to be a standout, transporting audiences back to the turbulent streets of Los Angeles in 1992. With a unique storyline and one of Ray Liotta‘s final performances, 1992 is already generating significant buzz.

Tyrese Gibson in the 1992 Official Poster | Source: Lionsgate

Bringing It Back to 1992

In 1992, Lionsgate takes us back to a pivotal year in Los Angeles’ history. This crime thriller is set against the backdrop of the Los Angeles uprising following the Rodney King verdict. The film’s historical setting adds depth and intensity to its story, promising an immersive experience for viewers.

Snoop Dogg not only stars in the film but also serves as an executive producer through his Death Row Pictures production company. His dual role highlights his versatility and dedication to the project, adding a unique edge to the film.

“1992 was a life-changing time for me, from Deep Cover to The Chronic… But as things in my life were coming together, everything in L.A. was coming apart. 1992 is a heist movie that really captures all of that. This movie is about an L.A. moment. Ariel made an outstanding film that depicts this moment in time. From my first encounter with Tyrese in Baby Boy to the performance in 1992, I had to be a part of this. And it’s only fitting that the film come out under Death Row Pictures as Death Row is synonymous with L.A. culture in the ’90s, ya dig?”

– Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg’s Death Row Pictures production company plays a significant role in the making of 1992. This partnership brings a fresh perspective to the film, combining traditional storytelling with innovative production techniques.

“He clearly has found a personal connection to the material, which makes his team at Death Row Pictures the perfect partners”.

– Adam Fogelson, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group chair

A Star-Studded Cast

The film boasts an impressive cast, featuring Tyrese Gibson, Snoop Dogg, Scott Eastwood, and the late Ray Liotta. Gibson, known for his roles in the Fast & Furious franchise, stars as Mercer, a man trying to rebuild his life and reconnect with his son. His portrayal of a father navigating personal and societal turmoil is sure to resonate with audiences.

Tyrese Gibson’s Role

As for Tyrese Gibson, his character, Mercer, is at the heart of 1992. The film follows his attempts to restart his life and patch things up with his son, played by Christopher Ammanuel. Gibson’s performance is expected to bring emotional depth to the film, making Mercer a relatable and compelling character.

1992 follows Mercer as he navigates the challenges of life in a turbulent Los Angeles. The film explores themes of redemption, family, and survival against the backdrop of societal disturbance. This multifaceted story promises to engage and captivate audiences.

“I’m grateful to have had a front row seat to the infectious enthusiasm and talent Tyrese has brought to the many projects we’ve worked on together over the years”.

– Adam Fogelson, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group chair

 “Ray Liotta blessed all of us in life while doing this film. For 1992 to be Ray’s last offering, we all feel so fortunate to have captured such a masterful and chilling performance”.

– Tyrese Gibson

The Legendary Ray Liotta

Maintaining momentum, 1992 also features one of Ray Liotta’s final performances. Liotta, a beloved actor known for his roles in Goodfellas and Field of Dreams, plays a father involved in a scheme to steal catalytic converters. His presence in the film adds a layer of nostalgia and gravitas. Because of this 1992 holds special significance as one of Ray Liotta’s final film roles. His performance is expected to be a highlight of the film, cementing his legacy as a versatile and talented actor.

The Creative Minds Behind 1992

Ariel Vromen, known for directing The Iceman, spearheads 1992‘ with a screenplay co-written by Sascha Penn. Vromen’s direction, combined with Penn’s writing, promises a gripping and well-crafted storyline. Their writing captures the essence of the film’s historical setting while delivering a gripping and engaging story. This creative collaboration ensures that 1992 will be a standout addition to the crime thriller genre.

Producers and Production Team

The film’s production team includes Vromen, Penn, Andreas Rommel, Maurice Fadida, and Adam Kolbrenner. This talented group of producers brings a wealth of experience and creativity to the project, promising 1992 has a high-quality production.

Nonetheless, the release of the trailer has stirred up much excitement. Fans are eagerly anticipating the film’s release, drawn by the promise of a gripping storyline and powerful performances. Keep an eye on all updates as 1992 offers a unique blend of intense action and emotional storytelling, making it a must-watch.