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Ryan Reynolds teams up with Gal Gadot and Dwayne Johnson for Netflix’s heist thriller Red Notice

Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot and Dwayne Johnson will be teaming up for a new Netflix movie, Red Notice. The film will be a big budgeted heist thriller.

hollywood Updated: Jul 09, 2019 16:27 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Ryan Reynolds,Gal Gadot,Dwayne Johnson
Ryan Reynold ,Gal Gadot and Dwayne Johnson will together be seen in new Netflix movie Red Notice.

Ryan Reynolds has joined Gal Gadot and Dwayne Johnson in action heist thriller Red Notice.The film, which was earlier set at Universal Pictures, is now moving forward at Netflix, reported Deadline.

A major coup for the streaming service, the Rawson Marshall Thurber-directed movie will start production in 2020.Gadot and Johnson were attached with the project when Universal acquired the project as a pitch early following a bidding battle last year, one where Netflix came in second.

But Universal announced Monday that it will now release an untitled film in place of the previously announced November 13, 2020 debut of Red Notice. According to Deadline, after Thurber drafted his pitch into a screenplay with a budget, the filmmakers sensed hesitation from Universal in a meeting late last month.

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When Thurber’s finished script was shown to Netflix 10 days ago, the streaming platform committed to everything the filmmakers delivered and a complex deal was brokered during the holiday break.

Thurber has earlier directed Johnson in Central Intelligence and Skyscraper and Gadot will re-team with her Fast and Furious co-star Johnson on the project.

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First Published: Jul 09, 2019 16:27 IST