Dave Bautista is getting again into the spy enterprise, with a sequel to the 2020 action-comedy My Spy set at Amazon.
My Spy: The Everlasting Metropolis is casting up because it heads towards a manufacturing begin date this month and has added Anna Faris, Craig Robinson and Flula Borg to the franchise. Billy Barratt, Taeho Okay, Nicola Correia-Damude, Noah Dalton Danby and Devere Rogers are additionally becoming a member of this time round. Returning stars embody Bautista as CIA operative JJ, Chloe Coleman, Kristen Schaal and Ken Jeong.
The primary movie was initially a theatrical play, however in the end was launched by Amazon Prime moderately than in theaters in North America. The service ScreenEngine reported My Spy was the third-most watched SVOD movie of 2020. My Spy facilities on Bautista’s JJ, who’s tasked with monitoring a younger woman, Sophie (Coleman), and her widowed mom (Parisa Fitz-Henley), who’re on the run from her worldwide terrorist brother-in-law (Greg Bryk). After Sophie discovers JJ is a spy, she forces him to ply his spycraft to her profit.
Peter Segal returns to direct the sequel, which finds a now-teenage Sophie (Coleman) enlisting JJ to chaperone her faculty choir’s journey to Italy, the place they turn into embroiled in a world terrorist plot. STXfilms and Madison Wells Studio manufacturing are behind the mission.
Producers on The Everlasting Metropolis are Chris Bender and Jake Weiner through Good Worry Content material. Bautista and Jonathan Meisner may even produce through Dogbone Leisure, with Segal, Robert Simonds and Gigi Pritzker producing through Madison Wells. The movie is predicated on a narrative by Segal, with Jon and Erich Hoeber penning the script and Segal revising it.
“We had been so delighted with the success of My Spy. It’s an absolute privilege to reunite with Pete Segal, Dave Bautista, Chloe Coleman, and the remainder of the proficient forged and filmmakers — together with some very thrilling additions,” mentioned Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon and MGM Studios.
Added Segal: “Having Anna, Craig and Flula be a part of our wonderful forged is sort of a kiss from the comedy gods.”