Netflix Buys Will Smith-Led Action Thriller Movie Fast & Loose From John Wick Director


Will Smith is headed to Netflix (once more), this time with the John Wick director. Netflix introduced early on Wednesday that it has picked up worldwide rights to Fast & Loose, a brand new action-thriller movie directed by David Leitch and starring Smith as a “man who wakes up in Tijuana with no memories. As he pieces together his past, he learns that he’s been living two lives: one as a crime kingpin and the other as an undercover CIA agent.” It sounds a bit like The Bourne Identity, however like in Mexico? Leitch — additionally recognized for Atomic Blonde, Deadpool 2, and Fast & Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw — will direct off a script by Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber.

Deadline first introduced phrase of Fast & Loose being bought to Netflix, with the world’s greatest subscription-based video streaming service confirming the information an hour or so later. Netflix has been concerned ever since Fast & Loose was shopped round to all main Hollywood gamers beginning in February, Deadline added, nevertheless it’s solely now in late July that the deal has been finalised as a result of Netflix “has taken its time in negotiating the deals.”

Both Smith and Leitch may even function producers on Fast & Loose, alongside Kelly McCormick for 87North, and Westbrook Studios’ Ryan Shimazaki, James Lassiter, and co-president and movement footage head Jon Mone. STXFilms — now merged with Eros International and functioning as ErosSTX — can be a producer on Fast & Loose. No different solid is understood to be hooked up at this level to Fast & Loose, and there isn’t any phrase on when manufacturing may start.

Smith was final seen within the threequel Bad Boys for Life that made $426.5 million (about Rs. 3,175 crores) on the worldwide field workplace for Sony Pictures. He might be subsequent seen because the titular father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams in King Richard, a Warner Bros. title that releases November 19 on HBO Max and in cinemas. Smith is at the moment filming on the Apple TV+ slavery drama Emancipation that was bought to the iPhone maker for over $120 million (about Rs. 893 crores). Smith’s earlier main affiliation with Netflix was the fantasy motion movie Bright.

Leitch’s newest movie was Hobbs & Shaw with Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham — it revamped $760 million (about Rs. 5,657 crores) on the worldwide field workplace for Universal Pictures. His subsequent feature-length directorial enterprise is motion thriller Bullet Train, which finds 5 assassins discovering on a Japanese bullet practice that their assignments are interconnected. Bullet Train stars Brad Pitt, Joey King, Andrew Koji, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Zazie Beetz, Michael Shannon, Lady Gaga, Hiroyuki Sanada, Karen Fukuhara, and Sandra Bullock. Sony Pictures has set an April 2022 launch date for Bullet Train.


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