Lionsgate strikes a lucrative deal with Guy Ritchie over his upcoming project featuring Henry Cavill, to create another John Wick-like franchise.
There’s no denying that modern audiences crave action-packed movies, which eventually turn franchises like Keanu Reeves’ John Wick into major blockbusters. Therefore, after offering audiences his modern take on the literary work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, acclaimed filmmaker Guy Ritchie is currently focused on an action flick featuring Henry Cavill.
Following the success of Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey Jr., Guy Ritchie is producing his upcoming movie alongside Ivan Atkinson and John Friedberg, with whom he worked on The Covenant. But, as per Deadline, movie studio Lionsgate seems to have made a lucrative deal with the director about his film, way ahead of its production and release.
Guy Ritchie is Re-teaming With Henry Cavill for Upcoming Movie
Witnessing major success for his action flicks, Guy Ritchie is again planning to return with another action-packed movie featuring Hollywood A-listers. Previously working with most of the acclaimed actors in Tinseltown, Ritchie seems to be re-teaming with his colleagues for his upcoming project.
Guy Ritchie is re-teaming with Hollywood A-listers
The yet-to-be-titled action movie is said to feature a star-studded cast including Henry Cavill, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Eiza González. As per reports of Deadline, the filmmaker will be producing the movie alongside Ivan Atkinson and John Friedberg, who worked with him on The Covenant, featuring Gyllenhaal.
Ritchie’s upcoming movie will feature Henry Cavill, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Eiza González
But for his upcoming project, Guy Ritchie seems to have already struck a lucrative deal with Lionsgate movie studio. According to reports, the studio had previously picked up domestic rights to Ritchie’s upcoming World War II movie The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare, set to release in 2024. And now, Lionsgate seems to be up for Ritchie’s upcoming unnamed film.
Lionsgate Strikes Lucrative Deal for Another John Wick-Like Franchise
As per Deadline, principal photography for Guy Ritchie’s upcoming unnamed project wraps in Spain this week. Following that, Lionsgate seems to have made its power move and landed the domestic distribution rights to the director’s next project featuring Henry Cavill and Jake Gyllenhaal.
Guy Ritchie struck a lucrative deal with Lionsgate
“We are thrilled to once again be partnering with the entire Lionsgate team, whose passion and ambition for the film are very clear. We are excited to extend and build on our relationship with Joe, Adam, Nathan, and Charlotte to bring the film to audiences across the US.” Ritchie shared.
Expressing his excitement to collaborate with Lionsgate, Guy Ritchie issued the statement which was shared by the news outlet. Further, even Charlotte Koh, EVP, of Lionsgate Acquisitions and Co-Productions, commented on the deal they struck with Ritchie.
Lionsgate landed domestic distribution rights to Ritchie’s next project
“We are very lucky to be working again with Guy, whose filmmaking transcends the action genre with its signature wit and irreverence. Combined with the unparalleled talents of Jake, Henry, and Eiza, this fast-paced, original action film promises to thrill, surprise, and delight.”
While both parties have commented on the deal, further information is yet to be shared about the upcoming unnamed film. The actors involved in Ritchie’s film also appear to be busy with their other projects.