Alison Brie and John Cena are teaming up for a brand new action-comedy referred to as Freelance! The film is to be directed by the helmer of the primary Taken film Pierre Morel. In an unique from The Hollywood Reporter, they’re reporting that AGC Studios, run by Stuart Ford, is behind the mission. Steve Richards of Endurance Media, Sentient’s Renee Tab, and Christopher Tuffin function producers.
Written by Jacob Lentz, Freelance tells the story of an ex-special forces operator who takes a job defending a journalist who’s attempting to avoid wasting her profession by interviewing a dictator. However when a navy coup breaks out in the midst of their interview, the three should escape into the jungle and should survive the animals awaiting them, the navy trying to find them, and the mix-matched nature of their very own relationships.
Cena is coming sizzling off his run as Christopher Smith aka Peacemaker within the HBO collection Peacemaker from James Gunn. He is made a profession as our sturdy funnyman after leaving his work with the WWE behind him and making a reputation for himself as one of many largest names in Hollywood. A film like Freelance sounds proper up Cena’s alley. We all know he can deal with the comedy after his work with Amy Poehler and Tina Fey within the 2015 movie Sisters and Peacemaker so taking up an ex-special forces operator looks like the fitting subsequent step for the actor.
Paired with Brie, the 2 sound completely forged for the function! Brie has performed a variety of comedy icons. Followers of Neighborhood most likely bear in mind her greatest for enjoying Annie Edison on the hit present from Dan Harmon, however she’s additionally made iconic exhibits like GLOW in addition to films like Sleeping With Different Folks, Happiest Season, and extra. Given her work on GLOW, it’s fascinating to see each Cena and Brie working collectively. GLOW gave us a fictional take a look at the real-life on the Beautiful Women of Wrestling and nearly everybody is aware of of Cena’s WWE profession (folks do nonetheless like to yell “You’ll be able to’t see me” at Cena in spite of everything).
The premise sounds unique and but acquainted on the identical time. It has been some time since we have seen a comedy that may be a patchwork of characters thrown collectively attempting to get out alive. And the return to this format with unbelievable comedians like Brie and Cena means we’re in for a good time with Freelance!
Jump backwards through time with Dr. Sam Beckett and Admiral Al Calavicci – or some form of them – once again!
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