Prime Video introduced that Anna Faris, Craig Robinson, and Flula Borg have joined the forged of director Pete Segal’s My Spy sequel, My Spy: The Everlasting Metropolis, with Dave Bautista, Chloe Coleman, Kristen Schaal, and Ken Jeong reprising their roles. The extremely anticipated sequel follows Prime Video’s 2020 launch of STXfilms’ My Spy, which was the third most-watched SVOD launched movie that yr in line with ScreenEngine.
The action-comedy, which hails from Amazon Studios, shall be produced by Chris Bender and Jake Weiner through Good Concern Content material, joined by Dave Bautista and Jonathan Meisner through Dogbone Leisure, Pete Segal, Robert Simonds, and Gigi Pritzker through Madison Wells. Jon and Erich Hoeber will government produce alongside Adam Fogelson and Sam Brown, and Madison Wells’ Rachel Shane. Primarily based on a narrative by Pete Segal, Jon and Erich Hoeber (My Spy; The Meg) wrote the script, with revisions by Segal. My Spy: The Everlasting Metropolis is a STXfilms/Madison Wells Studio manufacturing.
Within the movie, a now teenage Sophie (Chloe Coleman) convinces JJ (Dave Bautista) to chaperone her faculty choir journey to Italy the place they each unwittingly find yourself pawns in a global terrorist plot concentrating on CIA Chief, David Kim (Ken Jeong), and his son, Collin–additionally Sophie’s finest pal.
Billy Barratt (Invasion) and Taeho Ok (Colony) are additionally becoming a member of the forged, with Nicola Correia-Damude (The Boys), Noah Dalton Danby (Titans), and Devere Rogers (Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.) reprising their roles. The Amazon Authentic Film shall be out there to stream on Prime Video in additional than 240 international locations and territories worldwide. Manufacturing begins this month.
“We had been so delighted with the success of My Spy. It’s an absolute privilege to reunite with Pete Segal, Dave Bautista, Chloe Coleman, and the remainder of the gifted forged and filmmakers–together with some very thrilling additions,” mentioned Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon and MGM Studios. “With the sequel, our Prime Video clients are in retailer for an additional dynamic story, full with twists, hilarious performances, and even slightly romance.”
“I’m extremely excited to have our workforce reassemble for the following chapter of our story,” mentioned director Pete Segal. “Having Anna, Craig, and Flula be a part of our superb forged is sort of a kiss from the comedy Gods.”
Anna Faris hosts Anna Faris is Unqualified, her top-rated weekly interview and recommendation podcast, and lately launched the relationship-themed recreation, Dealbreakers, primarily based on her podcast phase of the identical identify. Beforehand, Faris government produced and starred in The Home Bunny and What’s Your Quantity, with further credit together with the Oscar-nominated and critically acclaimed Misplaced in Translation, Brokeback Mountain, Smiley Face, and The Property. She additionally beforehand starred within the CBS comedy Mother and has lent her voice expertise to the movies Cloudy With A Likelihood of Meatballs and the sequel Cloudy With A Likelihood of Meatballs 2, Yogi Bear, Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Street Chip, Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, and The Emoji Film.
Craig Robinson is finest recognized for his portrayal of ‘Daryl Philban’ in The Workplace and has starred in movies together with Knocked Up, That is the Finish, Scorching Tub Time Machine, and The Unhealthy Guys. Robinson additionally re-teamed with Brooklyn 9-9 government producers Dan Goor and Luke Del Tredici for Peacock’s hit scripted comedy present Killing It, which simply wrapped filming season two.
Flula Borg most lately united with Adam Devine, Sarah Hyland, and Jameela Jamil in Peacock’s Pitch Good: Bumper in Berlin, a six-episode spinoff of the acclaimed movie franchise which was simply renewed for a second season. Borg will also be seen in The Suicide Squad, Pitch Good 2, Bromates, and the Slamdance-winning Buddymoon. He has additionally voiced characters for animated movies together with Luck, Ferdinand, Ralph Breaks the Web, and Trolls World Tour. Borg’s profitable YouTube channel has garnered a whole lot of thousands and thousands of views with a number of viral movies featured on TNT’s Contained in the NBA, NBC’s The At the moment Present, ESPN’s SportsCenter, and CONAN. Borg’s TV appearances embody The Rookie, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Good Place, and extra, with a sizeable profession in tv animation in sequence reminiscent of Centaurworld and Aquaman: King of Atlantis.
Dave Bautista was lately seen within the M. Night time Shyamalan movie Knock at The Cabin for Common Footage and might be seen within the closing installment of Marvel’s Guardian of The Galaxy Vol. 3 in Might. Moreover, this fall he reprises his function of ‘Glossu Rabban Harkonnenin’ in Dune: Half Two reverse Timothée Chalamet for director Denis Villeneuve.
Chloe Coleman will subsequent star in Sony’s sci-fi thriller 65 reverse Adam Driver, adopted by Paramount’s Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves, the place she is going to star alongside Chris Pine, Michele Rodriguez, and Hugh Grant. Coleman most lately accomplished manufacturing on Netflix’s The Ache Hustlers, with Emily Blunt and Chris Evans, directed by David Yates.
Most lately, Kristen Schaal might be seen starring within the Hulu sequence Mysterious Benedict Society reverse Tony Hale. Beforehand, she might be seen in options Invoice & Ted Face the Music reverse Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter and Prime Video’s My Spy reverse Dave Bautista.
Following his breakout roles in Knocked Up and The Hangover franchise, Ken Jeong’s upcoming initiatives embody AppleTV+’s comedy sequence The Afterparty, as effectively Charlie Day’s upcoming movie Idiot’s Paradise. Jeong can presently be seen as a panelist on The Masked Singer, and because the host and government producer of I Can See Your Voice. Earlier than this, Jeong created, wrote, government produced, and starred on ABC’s Dr. Ken. He’s well-known as a sequence common on NBC’s Group, from his Netflix standup particular You Full Me, Ho, in addition to blockbuster movies reminiscent of Loopy Wealthy Asians, Pineapple Specific, Step Brothers, and Journey Alongside 2.