EXCLUSIVE: British rapper Bugzy Malone (The Gentlemen) has joined Jason Statham (Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw), Aubrey Plaza (Parks And Recreation) and Cary Elwes (Stranger Things) in Guy Ritchie’s untitled thriller film, which will get underway in Doha, Qatar, tomorrow.
The movie reunites Ritchie as soon as once more with main man Statham, marking their second movie collectively for Miramax following Wrath Of Man. Pic can even shoot in Antalya, Turkey.
“Guy and Jason have repeatedly impressed audiences with their collaborations, and we’re wanting ahead to bringing this manufacturing to the town of Doha, Qatar, a rising market within the leisure and media area,” mentioned Nasser Al-Khelaifi, chairman of Miramax-owner beIN Media Group.
“This movie marks our third collaboration with Ritchie, including to our increasing checklist of practically 20 initiatives having been launched or at present in manufacturing since beIN’s acquisition of Miramax – a testomony to our continued success reaching the goal objectives we set forth for the studio’s evolution whereas remaining dedicated to prioritizing investments in progressive and culturally related movies.”
In the movie, MI6 guns-and-steel agent Orson Fortune (Statham) is recruited by a worldwide intelligence company to trace down and cease the sale of a lethal new weapons expertise that threatens to disrupt the world order. Reluctantly paired with CIA high-tech professional Sarah Fidel, Fortune units off on a globe-trotting mission the place he should use his allure, ingenuity and stealth to trace down and infiltrate billionaire arms dealer Greg Simmonds.
Ritchie will direct and produce from a screenplay written by Ivan Atkinson and Marn Davies. Atkinson can even produce. Bill Block will produce for Miramax, which can be totally financing the movie, and STX will distribute immediately within the U.S., UK and Ireland.