Aaron Taylor-Johnson is the latest to join Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt in Universal Pictures, 87North and Entertainment 360’s The Fall Guy, which now has a March 1, 2024 release date.
The feature film is inspired by the 1980s series of the same name and will be directed by David Leitch, who is producing with partner Kelly McCormick via their 87North along with Guymon Casady, who will produce through Entertainment 360. Drew Pearce, who worked with Leitch on Universal’s Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, wrote the script and serves as executive producer.
Plot details are unknown at this time
Gosling will also produce. Geoff Shaevitz andoriginal series creator Glen A. Larson will also executive produce. EVP Production Matt Reilly will oversee the project on behalf of Universal. Production for the film is set to begin in Australia this fall.
The film marks a reunion for Taylor-Johnson and Leitch who recently worked together on the hit Sony action thriller Bullet Train opposite Brad Pitt. Taylor-Johnson is also set to star as the titular character in Sony and Marvel’s Kraven the Hunter movie. He is repped by WME, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Sloane, Offer, Weber and Dern. The Hollywood Reporter was first to break the news.