Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson superhero couple in Ball and Chain
News author: Deborah Ross / 2020-05-10 19:46:03Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson will star in Ball and Chain, a new superhero genre film based on the 1999 comic book miniseries.
From Deadline the news that Emily Blunt (A Quiet Place, The Return of Mary Poppins) and Dwayne Johnson (San Andreas, Rampage - Animal Fury) will be the protagonists of Ball and Chain, a new superhero genre film based on the miniseries of the same name. comics, in four parts, from 1999.
Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Emily B. Gordon (The Big Sick, Little America) will write the screenplay. At the moment there are several studios interested in buying the rights for the distribution, but it seems that Netflix will most likely grab the film. We still don't know who will handle the direction.
A romantic comedy set in the world of superheroes, halfway between Hancock with Will Smith and Mr. & Mrs. Smith with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Scott Lobdell, Ale Garza and Richard Bennett wrote the original comic, the four parts of which were published between November 1999 and February 20000.
For Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson it will be the second film together, after Jungle Cruise, Disney live action inspired by the historic attraction of Disneyland in California, which will arrive in theaters on July 20, 2021.