EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has Dave Bautista circling to megastar in Unleashed, with TAG‘s Jeff Tomsic hooked up to direct a script through Blockers scribes Jim & Brian Kehoe.
Bautista is in talks to megastar and bring together with his spouse Jonathan Meisner along Excellent Concern’s Chris Bender and Jake Weiner. He’ll play a police officer who’s highest pals with a dog spouse that may sniff out any crime. When Boomer dies at the task, the cop pledges not more pooch companions, till he’s teamed with Zeus. Bautista will subsequent be noticed on Netflix in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller, which premieres subsequent month at TIFF, and he wrapped Knock on the Cabin for Common and is taking pictures Dune 2 for Warner Bros.
The Kehoes are exec generating, and that is the 3rd star-driven undertaking arrange this yr for them. Their comedian script Double Fault has Revolt Wilson hooked up to megastar and bring with Todd Garner’s Damaged Street. She performs a former tennis phenom who tries to rebound from a McEnroe-esque meltdown through training a tender participant to take a flamethrower to the game.
Additionally they scripted Success Key, a remake of the Korean movie of the similar name, that may megastar Marlon Wayans. AGC’s Stuart Ford is generating along Wayans and generating spouse Rick Alvarez. It’s about an murderer and an actor who transfer lives and to find out what’s in point of fact essential to them.
The Kehoes created the animated sequence Futha Mucka, which stars Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson.
The scribes are repped through Leisure 360 and attorney Sean Marks; Bautista is CAA, supervisor Jonathan Meisner and Jackoway Austen Tyerman, and Tomsic is represented through UTA, 3 Arts and legal professional Isaac Dunham at Schreck Rose.