Netflix has an action-packed and thrilling summer planned for us this year, y’all! Between the Fear Street trilogy and Gunpowder Milkshake releasing in July, and now the announcement of Sweet Girl‘s release in August, they’re getting our watch lists right.
The Jason Momoa thriller is bound to pique your interest as the star best known for his roles as Aquaman and Khal Drogo has been a fan-favorite of the action genre for years. This time around, he gets to be an action dad hell-bent on getting answers and protecting his child.
So, get your popcorn and choice movie snacks ready because there truly is nothing like a fiercely protective father who can throw down with the best of them. Bonus points when their kid joins in. Really, it could be its own genre at this point.
Buckle up, Netflix Lifers, Momoa and Isabela Merced are set to take us on a ride!
Sweet Girl release date
This action thriller will debut on Netflix Friday, Aug. 20.
Sweet Girl cast
There’s not much information on the cast of Sweet Girl outside of the roles the two leads, Momoa and Merced, will play.
Momoa stars as Ray Cooper, a man whose devastating loss makes him infinitely more protective of his daughter in the wake of his wife’s death. He’ll do anything to keep her safe and avenge his wife. Merced is Rachel Cooper, Ray’s daughter.
- Adria Arjona as Ray’s wife (name unknown)
- Manuel Garcia-Rulfo
- Jake Allyn as Titus
- Marie Zoumanigui as Judy
- Raza Jaffrey as Shah
- Justin Bartha
- Lex Scott Davis
- Michael Raymond-James
- Dominic Fumusa
- Brian Howe
- Nelson Franklin
- Reggie Lee
- Marisa Tomei
- Amy Brenneman
Sweet Girl synopsis
The official synopsis via Netflix:
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 (Adria Arjona) dies from cancer. But when his search for the truth leads to a deadly encounter that puts Ray and his daughter Rachel (Isabela Merced) in harm’s way, Ray’s mission turns into a quest for vengeance in order to protect the only family he has left.
Sweet Girl trailer
A trailer has yet to be released for Sweet Girl. We’ll keep you posted on more news about the movie as it comes in.
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