Snoop Dogg-Produced ‘1992’ Film Featuring Ray Liotta & Tyrese Gibson Releases New Trailer Via Lionsgate / Death Row Pictures

Ray Liotta‘s legacy in film will be honored with the release of the action crime thriller 1992, set to hit theaters on Labor Day weekend, August 30. Lionsgate has revealed the release date for the film, which marks one of Liotta’s final roles before his tragic passing in May 2022 at the age of 67 due to heart and respiratory issues.

In 1992, Emmy-winning actor Ray Liotta stars alongside Tyrese Gibson in a gripping tale set against the backdrop of the turbulent 1992 Los Angeles uprising following the Rodney King verdict. The film follows Mercer (Gibson), who is striving to rebuild his life and repair his relationship with his son amidst the chaos of the city. Across town, another father and son duo (Liotta and Scott Eastwood) find themselves entangled in a dangerous heist to steal catalytic converters from the factory where Mercer is employed. As tensions escalate and chaos reigns, the collision of their paths leads to a dramatic showdown.

Joining the cast of 1992 are Clé Bennett, Dylan Arnold, Michael Beasley, Ori Pfeffer, Tosin Morohunfola, and Oleg Taktarov, bringing depth and intensity to the already star-studded lineup. The film, directed and produced by Ariel Vromen, promises to be a captivating and thrilling cinematic experience, capturing the essence of a pivotal moment in Los Angeles history.

Notably, Snoop Dogg has come on board as an executive producer through his Death Row Pictures banner, adding his unique perspective and iconic influence to the project. Reflecting on the significance of the film, Snoop Dogg shared, “1992 was a life-changing time for me… This movie is about an L.A. moment.” His involvement in the film speaks to the cultural resonance and impact of the story being told.

Tyrese Gibson expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to work alongside Ray Liotta, praising the late actor’s incredible talent and dedication to his craft. Lionsgate Motion Picture Group chair Adam Fogelson also expressed his admiration for Snoop Dogg’s enduring legacy and shared excitement for the collaboration on 1992, emphasizing the rapper’s personal connection with the material.

The film promises to be a fitting tribute to Ray Liotta’s illustrious career and a compelling exploration of a pivotal moment in history, brought to life by a talented cast and creative team.