Much more stars are aligning at Netflix. Deadline experiences that Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson, and Gal Gadot have all signed on to star within the globetrotting epic heist movie, Purple Discover. Directed and written by Rawson Marshall Thurber, the movie is “a world motion thriller centered across the pursuit of probably the most wished artwork thief on the planet.”
The mission is a coup for Netflix, who snagged the title away from Common in a “ferocious bidding battle” after basically opening up their checking account to the expertise concerned. No, significantly: As Deadline factors out, Netflix dedicated to a manufacturing finances within the $130 million greenback vary, making this one in all their greatest characteristic movie packages so far.
“Rawson wrote a spectacular globetrotting action-adventure movie,” stated Netflix’s Head of Movie Scott Stuber. “We will’t wait to deliver this story and this Dream Crew of film stars, Dwayne, Ryan and Gal, to audiences all over the world.”
Johnson echoed these sentiments in an announcement, “The enjoyable we’re gonna have making Purple Discover, however extra importantly — the enjoyable the worldwide viewers could have watching it in 190+ international locations — all on the similar second.”
Whereas this marks the primary huge Netflix mission for Johnson and Gadot, Reynolds is already concerned with the streaming conglomerate. He’s about to go into manufacturing with Michael Bay’s 6 Underground, which may even quickly crash into your front room.
Within the meantime, there’s no scarcity of unique blockbusters on Netflix.