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Netflix lands coup, ropes in Ryan Reynolds, Michael Bay. Here’s what their film is about

After Will Smith’s Bright, Netflix has landed its biggest coup. The streaming service will produce the new film by director Michael Bay, starring Deadpool 2 star Ryan Reynolds.

hollywood Updated: May 23, 2018 15:24 IST
Press Trust of India
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Ryan Reynolds attends a special screening of his film, Deadpool 2, at AMC Loews Lincoln Square in New York. (Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)

Deadpool 2 star Ryan Reynolds has been roped in to feature in action film Six Underground. The film will be directed by Micheal Bay and will be released on Netflix, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Skydance Media are partnering with the streaming giant on the project. Sources say the plot revolves around six billionaires who fake their own deaths and form an elite team to take down bad guys.

Michael Bay attends the premiere of Transformers: The Last Knight. (Shutterstock)

The production on the film is slated to begin this summer with plans to release next year.

The deal makes Six Underground the biggest movie push for Netflix since Bright, the cop action-fantasy film starring Will Smith and director David Ayer.

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First Published: May 23, 2018 15:22 IST