Meagan Good’s newest movie function is protecting her optimistic about motherhood. The veteran actor stars in Netflix’s “Day Shift” alongside Jamie Foxx (who performs a blue-collar vampire hunter named Bud Jablonski) — in addition to Dave Franco, Snoop Dogg, and Karla Souza — as his ex-wife Jocelyn, who threatens to take their daughter, Paige (Zion Broadnax), to Florida to reside a greater life away from his unpredictable occupation. When Bud unintentionally slays the offspring of a vampire boss named Audrey (Souza), he scrambles to maintain his household out of hurt’s means, however they quickly grow to be collateral injury.
“She may be a mom, but she’ll kick your ass.”
Good tells POPSUGAR she was keen to hitch the cast of “Day Shift,” which she calls her “bucket list” film, as she’s at all times actually wished to do an motion flick. Growing up on motion pictures like “The Lost Boys” and “Vampire in Brooklyn” lit a fireplace underneath her for the Netflix movie, however she was actually delighted to step into the function of enjoying a mom — a chance she says she gave some thought to. “It depends if it makes sense to me. Something like this, where, for me Jocelyn is a badass,” she explains of her onscreen portrayal. “She may be a mom, but she’ll kick your ass.”
Good reveals that she determined to tackle her “Day Shift” function as a result of Jocelyn resembles the form of mom she hopes to be sooner or later when she has youngsters of her personal. “If it’s something that I feel like represents a mother in the way that I would like to be a mother, because I want to be a badass and show my kids the sky is not even the limit for what they can accomplish at any age. For me, it was this particular role,” she says. “I was like, ‘[Yeah,] I’m here for that.'”
If Netflix had been to discover the concept of a prequel or sequel for “Day Shift” — just like the streamer’s plan for “The Gray Man” — Good says she’d be all the way down to reprise her function, however provided that she will be able to get in on the vampire-hunting motion, too. “That’s my bag. When I tell you I love action, I’m like anything I can do, I would love to do,” she shares. “. . . kick, punch, anything that’s high. I mean, whatever it is, I’m here for it. I love stunts.”
“Day Shift” is now streaming on Netflix.