Useless ‘Training Day’ Prequel Goes Ahead at Warner Bros.
A prequel to the Oscar-winning film training day advance at Warner Bros, thanks to financial assistance in the form of California tax credits.
Variety reports that the California Film Commission recently announced a series of $149.2 tax credits for films, and that the new film, titled Training Day: Riot Day receives $9.1 million.
New training day The film was announced in 2019. It takes place nearly a decade before the events of the original and two days before Rodney King’s historic verdict in Los Angeles. These events led to riots across the city, and it looks like the prequel will be set around these particular circumstances.
The day of the riot will begin a younger version of Alonzo Harris, an iconic role that won Denzel Washington the Best Actor Oscar in 2001. It was Washington’s second golden bat – he got the first for portraying Private Silas Trip in Glorya movie about the Civil War.
The first film was a huge hit, with co-star Ethan Hawke also being nominated for Best Supporting Actor. Nick Yarborough, an up-and-coming screenwriter, is reportedly writing the film. No casting choices have been announced, but the name of Washington’s son, John David Washington, has been floated as a possible lead.