Described as “a globe-trotting heist thriller”, Red Notice will see Johnson as an Interpol agent on the hunt for the most wanted art thief in the world. It is being produced by Johnson, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia of Seven Bucks, along with Beau Flynn, who has worked with Johnson on Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Hercules, San Andreas, Baywatch, Rampage and Skyscraper.
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Johnson has Rampage, Skyscraper and Fighting with My Family all incoming this year, while his other upcoming projects include Disney’s Jungle Cruise, Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle sequel,
"Cool news. Mark the date: Universal Studios declares June 12, 2020 the official theatrical release date for our Red Notice. It all started at this dinner where the idea of Red Notice was first pitched to me by our
Johnson is re-teaming with his “Skyscraper” and “Central Intelligence” writer-director Rawson Marshall Thurber. The actor plays an Interpol agent tasked with capturing the most wanted art thief in the world.
The film will be produced by the returning “Skyscraper” team, including Beau Flynn for his Flynn Picture Company; Johnson, Dany Garcia, and Hiram Garcia for their Seven Bucks Productions; and Thurber for his Bad Version, Inc. Wendy Jacobson will executive produce.
Johnson is expected to get his first $20 million paycheck for the gig. Universal won a bidding war for the project last month in the wake of the surprise success of Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” which starred Johnson with Kevin Hart. The movie has hauled more than $930 million worldwide.
The studio it already developing a sequel to “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” with
Universal and Legendary have set a June 12, 2020 release date for Johnson's Red Notice, an action-thriller the two companies picked up after a bidding war last month. So far, it has the date to itself.
The film is from director Rawson Marshall Thurber, the filmmaker behind Johnson’s Central Intelligence and upcoming Skyscraper. The Hollywood Reporter reported last month it has a proposed budget between $125 million and $150 million and sees Johnson's salary cross $20 million for the first time.
Johnson plays an Interpol agent after the most wanted art thief in the world.
There was apparently a big bidding war between Universal Pictures, Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, and Sony Pictures on this project and Universal ended up winning it. They will be handing it off to Legendary Pictures.
There aren't any major details on the story but the title, Red Notice, refers to "a notice issued by Interpol (the International Criminal Police Organization) listing persons who are wanted for extradition." So that should tell you a little something about what the story will entail.
Johnson tends to make extremely fun and entertaining films that audiences enjoy and they usually make a ton
The deal, described as “easily” the biggest of the year for any Hollywood movie studio, saw Universal and Legendary pipping Warner Bros., Paramount, Sony and Netflix for the rights, and will see Johnson reportedly netting a payday in the region of $20 million.
Plot details are being kept under wraps, but it is described as “a globe-trotting heist thriller designed as a two-hander for Johnson and another star yet to be set.” Johnson, who is also serving an a producer, has apparently rejigged his schedule so that production can begin early in 2019 for release the following year.
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Red Notice, Dwayne Johnson’s developing heist flick, heads to Universal and Legendary in the biggest studio deal of the year.
Universal has had to break out its chequebook for the next big Dwayne Johnson action movie. Several studios were involved last week in an auction for a film called Red Notice, that’s going to see The Rock playing an Interpol employee. The Red Notice of the film’s title refers to the most serious of the notices that he agency can issue.
The film is set to cost around $150m to make, with Skyscraper director Rawson Marshall Thurber also on board. Johnson will trouser in the region of $20m to appear, and Universal has put the project on the fast track, with the aim of getting it filmed next year. That said, Johnson has to fit in filming the Fast & Furious spin-off movie – alongside
Warner Bros. New Line, Paramount and Sony were also involved in seeking to land the heist thriller project, which has Rawson Marshall Thurber attached to direct from his own script. Thurber collaborated with Johnson on “Central Intelligence” and the upcoming “Skyscraper.”
“Red Notice” is produced by Beau Flynn through his FlynnPictureCo., with Johnson, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia producing through their Seven Bucks Production banner, along with Thurber. Wendy Jacobson is executive producing.
Johnson is expected to be paid at least $20 million for the first time for “Red Notice.” The bidding war for the project came in the wake of the surprise success of Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” which starred Johnson with Kevin Hart and has grossed more than $850 million worldwide.
Sony Pictures confirmed on Feb. 7 that it was
The two companies pacted together to win a bidding war that included almost all the major studios, among them Warner Bros./New Line, Paramount and Sony.
Red Notice, an action comedy, hit the town earlier in the week, with execs instantly salivating despite a queasy price tag. The project came with a fee of $10 million for Rawson Marshall Thurber, the filmmaker behind Johnson’s Central Intelligence and upcoming Skyscraper, and a proposed budget between $125 million and $150 million.
One number in play was...
Legendary, New Line, Paramount, Sony and Universal are locked in a multi-million dollar auction for Red Notice, an action comedy that would reteam Johnson with Rawson Marshall Thurber, the writer and director behind his upcoming action movie Skyscraper.
Beau Flynn, who produced Skyscraper, is also on board to produce Red Notice with Johnson and his 7 Bucks Productions partners Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia.
The project hit the town Tuesday and could not have...
Johnson stars as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Ford, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in China he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he’s been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the building… above the fire line.
Skyscraper is being directed by Central Intelligence director Rawson Marshall Thurber and it also stars Chin Han (Ghost in the Shell, Independence Day: Resurgence), Neve Campbell (Scream, House of Cards) and Pablo Schreiber (American Gods, Den of Thieves
The movie was written and directed by Central Intelligence director Rawson Marshall Thurber. it also stars Chin Han (Ghost in the Shell, Independence Day: Resurgence), Neve Campbell (Scream, House of Cards) and Pablo Schreiber (American Gods, Den of Thieves). Here's the synopsis:
Johnson stars as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Ford,
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Global icon Dwayne Johnson leads the cast of Legendary’s Skyscraper as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Ford, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in China he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he’s been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the building…above the fire line.
Written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber (Central Intelligence, We’re the Millers), the 3D action-thriller is produced by Beau Flynn (San Andreas, Baywatch), Johnson, Thurber and Hiram Garcia (San Andreas, Central Intelligence).
Skyscraper’s executive producers are Dany Garcia (Baywatch,
Following on from the teaser released for Dwayne Johnson’s Skyscraper on Thursday, the first full trailer for has been released from Universal.
Johnson plays a former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in China, he finds himself framed for setting the tallest building in the world ablaze finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze. He now has to race against time to find the real culprits behind the fire and rescue his family who are trapped inside the building.
Watch the teaser below.
Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber, the film stars Johnson alongside Neve Campbell, Pablo Schreiber and Roland Møller.
Watch the full trailer now below.
Skyscraper is set for release on July 13.
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