Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Red Notice’ Moves From Universal to Netflix, Adds Ryan Reynolds
Netflix has taken over Dwayne Johnson’s action movie “Red Notice” from Universal Pictures and added Ryan Reynolds to the cast.“Red Notice” had been in the works at Universal, but the studio announced Monday that it’s vacating the previously announced Nov.
13, 2020, release date in favor of an untitled event film.Johnson reteams with his “Skyscraper” and “Central Intelligence” writer/director Rawson Marshall Thurber for “Red Notice” and plays an Interpol agent tasked with capturing the most-wanted art thief in the world.The film will be produced by the returning “Skyscraper” team, including Beau Flynn for his Flynn Picture Co.; Johnson, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia for their Seven Bucks Productions; and Thurber for his Bad Version, Inc.
Scott Sheldon executive produces.“Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot came on board in April.
Johnson is expected to get his first $20 million paycheck for the gig.
Universal won a bidding war
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