Takeover is a high octane thriller starring Quavo, who plays Guy Miller, an ex-con looking to start fresh. As he ties up loose ends from his days as a true legend of the ATL takeover scene, he finds himself chased by his past and is forced into helping a pack of international jewel thieves escape an unbreakable police perimeter around the city of Atlanta.
Takeover is slated to premiere in 2023 and is the first installment in a multi-platform franchise set in the Takeover World. It is written by Jeb Stuart (Die Hard, Netflix’s Vikings: Valhalla) and adapted by Brandon Easton (Marvel’s Avengers). It is being made by Trioscope Studios (Netflix’s The Liberator and George R.R. Martin Exec produced Night of the Cooters), and will be produced using Trioscope’s hybrid live-action CG platform that fuses live action film with animation. The movie is independently financed and begins production in July 2022. 💨 🎥
Trioscope is co-producing Takeover with Atlanta-based label and management company Quality Control, led by the legendary Kevin "Coach K" Lee and Pierre "P" Thomas in partnership with president of Quality Films, Brian Sher. QC’s roster includes Migos, Lil Yachty, Lil Baby, Lakeyah, City Girls and Cardi B.
Recording artist and actor Quavo will perform the role of Guy Miller. Quavo is a founding member and frontman of Migos, the hip hop trio that introduced the world to the Atlanta trap sound. Migos has consistently topped the charts since their debut single “Versace” in 2013. their biggest hit “Bad and Boujee” jumped to number one the day after Donald Glover’s 2017 Golden Globe acceptance speech in which he described Migos as “the Beatles of this generation.” Quavo’s acting career to date includes critically acclaimed roles in Atlanta, Black-ish and Ballers. Quavo is co-starring alongside Robert De Niro and John Malkovich in the upcoming Randall Emmett directed action-thriller “Wash Me in the River.” Emmett declared in variety that Quavo “is going to have a film career equally as big as his music.”
Takeover is written by Jeb Stuart, considered one of the greatest action screenwriters in film history. his first film, Die Hard, was nominated for 4 Academy Awards and voted the best action film of all time by Entertainment Weekly (2007). In a 2012 New York Times magazine article, Adam Sternbergh wrote: “As a genre, the American action film... produced one bona fide masterpiece, Die Hard.” In 1993 Stuart’s suspense thriller, The Fugitive, was nominated for 7 Academy Awards including best picture. Jeb Stuart is the director and executive producer of Vikings and wrote the screenplay for Trioscope's WWII series The Liberator for Netflix. Stuart has been tapped to write Netflix's upcoming live action Assassin's Creed series based on the wildly popular video game. During his career he has worked on over 50 feature projects, which have collectively grossed over $2.5 billion dollars worldwide. Stuart is a WGA best screenplay nominee as well as a two-time Edgar Allen Poe nominee for best movie screenplay. He has received recognition for his writing from the American Film Institute and is a recipient of the Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship, administered by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, of which he has been a member for the last 24 years.
TAKEOVER is co-written by Brandon Easton, whose recent credits include JUDGE DREDD: FALSE WITNESS, MARVEL ACTION SPIDER-MAN, TRANSFORMERS: GALAXIES, and the hit Netflix TV series TRANSFORMERS – WAR FOR CYBERTRON: SIEGE. Easton was also a writer for a variety of DC Comics series including MISTER MIRACLE: THE SOURCE OF FREEDOM, SUPERMAN: TRUTH & JUSTICE, SUPERMAN: RED AND BLUE and BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT.
Easton broke into TV writing in 2011 with the Warner Bros. Animation reboot of THUNDERCATS and TRANSFORMERS: RESCUE BOTS. His original graphic novel SHADOWLAW won the 2013 Glyph Award for Best Writer. He won five 2014 Glyph Awards and was nominated for an Eisner Award for the African-American inspired WATSON AND HOLMES graphic novel. An alumnus of the 2015 Disney/ABC Writing Program, Easton wrote on season two of MARVEL’S AGENT CARTER and was commissioned to adapt the Japanese horror franchise VAMPIRE HUNTER D into a TV series.
Easton spent the last two years at Blizzard Entertainment, writing content for OVERWATCH 2 and HEARTHSTONE. In addition to TAKEOVER, he is currently adapting the acclaimed African-superhero series IYANU: CHILD OF WONDER into a television series for HBO MAX and was named the writer of KAMEN RIDER ZERO ONE for the new Titan Comics manga imprint alongside Stonebot Comics in collaboration with Bandai/Namco.