Following a bidding war against seven other major competitors, Deadline brings word that Netflix has successfully won the rights to the untitled global heist comedy with Ryan Reynolds attached for the leading role. The project hails from X-Men producer Simon Kinberg, who is also currently working with Reynolds on the highly-anticipated Deadpool 3.
What to expect in the Untitled Ryan Reynolds Heist Comedy?
Full details about its plot and characters are still being kept under wraps, but the untitled project will reportedly be in the same vein as Ocean’s 11, and is expected to feature an ensemble cast. The film will be written by Dana Fox, whose best known for her works on a few comedies such as What Happens in Vegas, How to Be Single, and The Lost City. It will be produced by Reynolds, Fox, Kinberg, and Audrey Chon. It hails from Maximum Effort and Genre Films.
This project also marks Reynolds’ latest collaboration with Netflix, after previously starring in 6 Underground, The Adam Project, and Red Notice. At the moment, another one of Reynold’s newest projects titled Calamity Hustle has also started a bidding competition between Amazon MGM Studios, Warner Bros., Netflix, and more. The said film will also be led by Channing Tatum.