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You People - What We Know So Far

Netflix has been killing it in the original movies game lately — and no, that's not referring to "The Gray Man" or "The Weekend Away." The Netflix hits that have really caught fans' eyes in 2022 are along the lines of "Do Revenge" and "Don't Look Up." That is to say: Comedies. Following that trend, a new Jonah Hill comedy titled "You People" is set to hit the streaming service before the end of the year. 

The announcement of "You People" was part of a larger Netflix preview of things to come for 2022. According to Netflix, the production of the film would be in the hands of Khalabo Ink Society, Misher Films, and Strong Baby. However, fans of both Jonah Hill and Netflix comedies are unsure of what, exactly, this new movie is going to be about, or even who's in it. That said, here's what we know about "You People," Jonah Hill's role, and why this movie is sure to pack a punch.

When will You People be released?

While "You People" has no release date yet, the comedy did appear in Netflix's movie preview for 2022. However, since the year is winding down and the movie still has no release date, "You People" may, in fact, grace computer and TV screens in 2023. That said, filming began in October 2021, which means that post-production will likely be completed soon, if it hasn't already.

The Netflix Original romantic comedy comes directed by Kenya Barris, who previously directed episodes of "Black-ish" and "#BlackAF." Barris also serves as executive producer of the film alongside Jonah Hill and Kevin Misher. Overall, the production has been handled by the aforementioned Khalabo Ink Society, Strong Baby, and Misher Films. Additionally, Kevin Mishner is notable for having directed "Coming 2 America," as well as the 2013 remake of "Carrie" starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Ansel Elgort, Judy Greer, and Julianne Moore.

What is the plot of You People?

According to Netflix, "You People" will be a "deadpan" and "irreverant" romantic comedy. The site states that the film will follow a new couple and their families as they grapple with modern love, societal expectations, culture clashes, and generational differences. As of now, there's no trailer or plot details beyond that.

However, Kenya Barris, who is making his feature film directorial debut with "You People," is known for tackling themes of race, class, gender, and sexuality across his many previous directing and writing projects. While Barris has only directed episodes of "Black-ish" and "#BlackAF" previously, he has written countless more episodes of popular series such as "Grown-ish," "Mixed-ish," and of course "Black-ish." He also wrote the Tiffany Haddish-starring "Girls Trip." Additionally, he has made headlines for his upcoming LGBTQ-inclusive remake of "The Wizard of Oz." As he told The Hollywood Reporter in 2021, "It's a special time in this industry if you're Black and you have something to say."

Who is starring in You People?

In addition to starring Jonah Hill in his first Netflix Original film since Adam McKay's Oscar-nominated "Don't Look Up," "You People" will also star the one and only Eddie Murphy. Murphy made something of a career comeback when he made his Netflix Original debut in "My Name is Dolemite."

Additionally, the "You People" cast will include Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David Duchovny, Nia Long ("NCIS: Los Angeles"), Bryan Greenberg ("The Mindy Project"), Andrea Savage ("Veep"), Rhea Perlman, Molly Gordon, Lauren London, La La Anthony, Deon Cole, and Emily Arlook. "You People" will be the second Netflix movie for Long, who starred in "Roxanne Roxanne," as well as Louis-Dreyfus, who appeared in a voice role in "Archibald's Next Big Thing."

There's still no word on who, exactly, these luminaries will be playing — but with a cast like this, "You People" is sure to eke out some laughs.