The Kitchen: Release Date,Trailer, Cast, Plot, and Everything We Know So Far

British actor Daniel Kaluuya, best known for his roles in Get Out and Nope, has chosen to go behind the camera on his next movie, The Kitchen. Kibwe Tavares, who previously collaborated with Kaluuya on the 2017 short film Robot & Scarecrow, will co-direct the feature. Daniel Kaluuya writes for The Kitchen in addition to directing it, working with Rob Hayes (Gretel & Hansel) and Joe Murtagh (American Animals).

This article will provide you with all the information you require about the upcoming movie as the release date draws nearer.


  • Kano as Izi
  • Jedaiah Bannerman as Benji
  • Hope Ikpoku Jnr as Staples
  • Henry Lawful as Cronik
  • Reuben ‘Trizzy’ Nyamah as Dirt
  • BackRoad Gee as Kamale
  • Cristale as Lianne
  • Alan Asaad as Oozie
  • Rasaq Kukoyi as Arinze
  • Ewart James Walters as Elderly Father
  • Lesley-Anne Miller as Daughter
  • Demmy Ladipo as Jase

When Is The Release Date of The Kitchen?

Netflix is scheduled to release The Kitchen on January 19, 2024. On October 15, 2023, the sci-fi drama concluded the 67th BFI London Film Festival. Additionally, the movie is scheduled to make its US debut on January 5, 2024, at the Palm Springs Film Festival.

Is There a Trailer for The Kitchen?

What Is The Kitchen Plot?

The Kitchen, which is set in 2040, follows Izi, an ex-convict who is trying to leave his life of crime in London behind. Many people are looking for inexpensive housing due to the sharp increase in housing costs and the automation of labor-intensive jobs. In addition to these hardships, the elimination of the social housing and welfare systems has forced even more people to turn to extreme means in order to maintain a roof over their heads and food on the table. By now, a lot of people had been forced to relocate into “The Kitchen,” the final remaining social housing neighborhood. and they won’t go from their houses.

Izi, who is determined to leave the criminal life and resides in The Kitchen, is put in a difficult situation when his small kid has a fatal illness. He has one more assignment to save his son’s life, a theft that could alter the course of events for the corrupt billionaires that rule the city as well as every resident of The Kitchen.

The official synopsis for The Kitchen from Netflix:

A story of fatherhood and love for the community… Every city has a Kitchen. In a dystopian London, the gap between rich and poor has been stretched to its limits.

Who Is Making The Kitchen?

As was already noted, Kaluuya and Kibwe Tavares are co-directing the movie, which is based on a script that they co-wrote with Rob Hayes and Joe Murtagh.

Under the auspices of his production company, 59%, Daniel Emmerson of DMC Film, Theo Barrowclough, Angus Lamont, and Daniel Kaluuya co-produce The Kitchen, which was developed at the Sundance Screenwriting and Directing Lab in 2016. Furthermore, Michael Fassbender and Conor McCaughan will executive produce the film for DMC Film. After The Kitchen had its international premiere at the 67th BFI London Film Festival, Netflix purchased the film’s distribution rights and will release it on its streaming service.

Will The Kitchen Be in the Theaters?

As previously mentioned Kaluuya is co-directing the film with Kibwe Tavares, from a script he co-wrote with Rob Hayes and Joe Murtagh.

Developed through the Sundance Screenwriting and Directing Lab in 2016, The Kitchen is co-produced by Daniel Emmerson of DMC Film, Theo Barrowclough, Angus Lamont, and Daniel Kaluuya under the banner of his production company, 59%. Additionally, the movie will be executive-produced by Michael Fassbender and Conor McCaughan for DMC Film. Netflix acquired the distribution rights to The Kitchen and will be hosting the movie on its streaming platform, following its world premiere at the 67th BFI London Film Festival.

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