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The much-anticipated movie "The Fall Guy," starring Ryan Gosling, is set to make a big splash in cinemas. Directed by David Leitch, this film is a modern adaptation of the classic '80s TV series and promises a mix of action, comedy, and romance. Though "The Fall Guy" hasn't hit theaters yet, there's already talk of it becoming a franchise. Producer Kelly McCormick sees potential for more stories, given the film's unique setting within the world of movie-making. Here's everything you need to know about this upcoming blockbuster.
"The Fall Guy" is slated for release on May 3, 2024. Initially scheduled for March 1, 2024, it was pushed back two months. It's a clear sign of Universal's confidence in the film, considering the positive audience test screenings. The movie will be released in theaters and is expected to be available for digital rent and on Peacock later on.
Filming began in Sydney, Australia, on October 24, 2022, and wrapped up on March 1, 2023. The production team shared updates and behind-the-scenes glimpses on social media.
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On November 2, 2023, the official trailer for "The Fall Guy" was released. Accompanied by Bon Jovi's hit, it showcases the unrequited romance between Gosling and Emily Blunt's characters. The trailer hints at a blend of humor, meta-Hollywood jokes, and stunning action sequences.
The film follows Colt Seavers, a stuntman played by Ryan Gosling. He gets involved in a mission to find a missing movie star, hoping to reconnect with his past love and prove his prowess as a stuntman. The movie pays homage to the stunt community, with producer Kelly McCormick describing it as a love letter to the industry.
The official synopsis for the film from Universal reads:
He’s a stuntman, and like everyone in the stunt community, he gets blown up, shot, crashed, thrown through windows and dropped from the highest of heights, all for our entertainment. And now, fresh off an almost career-ending accident, this working-class hero has to track down a missing movie star, solve a conspiracy and try to win back the love of his life while still doing his day job. What could possibly go right?
From real life stunt man and director David Leitch, the blockbuster director of Bullet Train, Deadpool 2, Atomic Blonde and Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw and the producer of John Wick, Nobody and Violent Night, comes his most personal film yet. A new hilarious, hard-driving, all-star apex-action thriller and love letter to action movies and the hard-working and under-appreciated crew of people who make them: The Fall Guy.
Ryan Gosling leads as Colt Seavers, with Emily Blunt playing his ex-girlfriend and director, Jody Moreno. The cast also includes Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Stephanie Hsu, Winston Duke, Hannah Waddingham, and Teresa Palmer. Rumors suggest a cameo from Lee Majors, the original Fall Guy.
Who Are The Creative Minds Behind the Scenes?
David Leitch directs and produces the film with his production company, 87North. The screenplay is written by Drew Pearce, with Jonathan Sela as the director of photography. The team behind "The Fall Guy" is known for their work in successful action movies, promising a thrilling cinematic experience.
"The Fall Guy" is shaping up to be a major hit with its blend of action, comedy, and heartfelt storytelling. With a stellar cast and experienced filmmakers at the helm, this movie is not just an action thriller but a tribute to the unsung heroes of the movie industry. Fans of Ryan Gosling and action-comedy enthusiasts should mark their calendars for May 3, 2024, for this exciting release.