The Amazon Prime Video commissioned Christmas movie starring Dwayne Johnson and Chris Evans, RedOnepaying for a very interesting new headliner.
If the next Jumanji Still hanging in Hollywood drawers, Dwayne Johnson, or the worst of Hollywood, will still be in front of filmmaker Jake Kasdan’s camera for another project commissioned for the Amazon Prime platform. Announced in June 2021 with Chris Morgan on the script (with whom Johnson also had the opportunity to collaborate on the saga Fast and furious), the film already has among its ranks some headlines, sympathetic to say the least.
In addition to Johnson, former Captain America actor Chris Evans and rising young star Kiernan Shipka (Sabrina’s Exciting Adventures) is also linked to the project. What you can see the color ofa commercial strategy based on the multiplication of bankable actors in the generic. And it is not the discovery of a new well-known actress in the film’s cast that will contradict the hypothesis.
Appropriating Hollywood with finesse
In fact, according to information provided by Deadline, formidable actress Lucy Liu is now part of the adventure RedOne. Mainly known for his cult roles in the film Kill Bill: Volume 1 by Quentin Tarantino and in the film adaptation of Charlie and his Charlie’s Angels, directed by Joseph McGinty Nichol (McG for short), the actress also starred in two recent CBS series: Elementary (a modern adaptation of the adventures of Sherlock Holmes), and the unbelievable Why women kill.
To date, few details have been released about the film, other than that it will be a globe-trotting action-adventure comedy with a Christmas theme. By extension impossible to say what role the actress will play there, the details of his character are still under wraps. It will therefore be a matter of waiting a little longer before we know more.
All kneel before Her Majesty
For now, RedOne does not yet have a release date, but it is easy to imagine that the Christmas movie will oblige this one to land on the platform when the end of the year celebration approaches 2023. Until then, aficionados of Dwayne Johnson will have plenty of time to discover the mountain of muscles in his costume of black adam October 19 in French theaters.
And for those wondering what Lucy Liu’s other upcoming projects are, yes the actress will also join the world of superheroes as she will play the antagonist Calypso in the second part of Billy Batson’s adventures, Shazam! Wrath of the Godswhich was due out on March 29.