Prepare for some Will Smith motion by way of the lens of David Leitch as Deadline has reported that Netflix has acquired Quick & Free from STXfilms after a heated bidding battle. The undertaking was first announced earlier this 12 months with “each main participant” bidding on the movie, however as soon as once more, Netflix has walked away triumphant.
Quick & Free will discover Will Smith starring as a person who wakes up in Tijuana with no recollections. As he items collectively his previous, he learns that he is been residing two lives, one as against the law kingpin and the opposite as an undercover CIA agent. David Leitch will direct Quick & Free primarily based on a script by Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber. Given the expertise concerned, Quick & Free ought to show to be one other motion winner for Netflix.
Each Will Smith and David Leitch have loads of tasks over the horizon. Smith is about to star alongside Kevin Hart in a remake of John Hughes’ Planes, Trains & Cars alongside Kevin Hart, and also will lead Antoine Fuqua’s Emancipation, an epic which depicts the harrowing escape of Peter, a runaway slave compelled to outwit cold-blooded hunters and the unforgiving swamps of Louisiana on a tortuous journey North the place he joined the Union Military. As for David Leitch, he is accomplished manufacturing on Bullet Prepare earlier this 12 months. Primarily based on the favored manga Maria Beetle by Kotaro Isaka, the action-thriller will observe a number of “assassins who discover themselves on a fast-moving bullet practice from Tokyo to Morioka with only some stops in between. Surprisingly, they uncover their missions are usually not unrelated to one another.” Bullet Prepare options an all-star solid that features Brad Pitt, Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Andrew Koji, Zazie Beetz, Michael Shannon, Logan Lerman, and extra. It is set for an April 8, 2022 launch.