Alison Brie is set to be the co-star alongside John Cena in Freelance the action-comedy written by Taken director Pierre Morel.
AGC Studios, run by Stuart Ford, is behind the project. Steve Richards of Endurance Media and Sentient’s Renee Tab and Christopher Tuffin creating.
The script written by Jacob Lentz centers on an ex-special forces officer who, determined to get out of his life of mediocrity, takes an assignment as a security guard for a journalist looking to make a comeback by interviewing the dictator. Things get a bit shaky when a coup attempt by the military occurs during the interview. The pair, who are not compatible, and the dictator, run away to the wilderness in search of survival. soldiers who chase them, and the wild predators hunting them and one another.
Cena who is currently in high spirits because of the recent airing on HBO Max’s DC series Peacemaker Cena, who is unsurprisingly playing the ex-soldier. Brie is being cast as the journalist.
Production is expected to begin at the end of this month Colombia. AGC along with Endurance have co-financed the project. AGC, ICM Partners and UTA Independent are representing the rights of the domestic market.
Brie She showed off her comedy skills when she was one of the main characters of the cult comedy show Community she was also a leading character in GLOW GLOW, a comedy drama that earned an ardent fan following throughout the course of its season on Netflix.
In terms of film, she was on screen in the films Promising Young Woman and the most joyful Season and both of them were released in 2020. She’ll then be in the romantic comedy Someone I Used to Know which was produced by her Dave Franco’s husband. Dave Franco.