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Netflix is coming off the excessive of Extraction‘s record-breaking success. The streaming big simply boasted the largest premiere of considered one of its films but with the Chris Hemsworth-led relentless motion flick. Subsequent up, Netflix is partnering with Blake Lively for a post-apocalyptic thriller known as Darkish Days on the Magna Carta.
The high-profile actress recognized for her roles in The Shallows and A Easy Favor has signed onto the Netflix film because the movie’s star and producer. Darkish Days on the Magna Carta will observe Blake Lively in a “character-driven narrative” as she should go to excessive lengths to save lots of her household throughout a catastrophic occasion, per Deadline.
The Netflix undertaking will likely be written by up-and-comer Michael Paisley, whose solely movie credit embrace his work as a author manufacturing assistant on the streaming platform’s hit collection, The Witcher. Paisley additionally signed on to jot down a horror movie for STXfilms known as Dollhouse on the finish of final yr.
Darkish Days on the Magna Carta might reportedly be a trilogy for Blake Lively if the primary film is profitable. The 32-year-old actress has but to nab her personal franchise since her begin on Gossip Lady and appearances within the Sisterhood of the Touring Pants movies over ten years in the past.
Blake Lively’s most up-to-date action-drama The Rhythm Part was an enormous flop for Paramount, because it made slightly below $6 million worldwide on a reported manufacturing price range of $50 million again in February. The actress went by way of an unbelievable transformation and suffered a shattered hand damage to play a lady searching for revenge for her household after they die in an orchestrated airplane crash.
Darkish Days on the Magna Carta is being produced by Blake Lively beneath her manufacturing label B for Effort with Kate Vorhoff (Hustlers, 21 Bridges, My Spy) and Shawn Levy of 21 Laps (Stranger Issues, Arrival, Evening On the Museum). Levy can also be the director of the upcoming movie Free Man, which stars Lively’s husband Ryan Reynolds and Killing Eve’s Jodie Comer.
Except for this coming partnership with Netflix, Blake Lively will star and produce in The Husband’s Secret, an adaptation of the 2013 Liane Moriarty novel of the identical identify. It’s concerning the interconnected lives of three ladies after Lively’s character discovers a secret letter her husband wrote. Moriarty additionally famously wrote Large Little Lies earlier than it was tailored into the hit HBO present.
Following Extraction’s success, Netflix already has a sequel within the works. The streaming service is gearing up for the discharge of Damien Chazelle’s TV present The Eddy and the second season of Useless To Me this Friday, the unique launch of latest rom-com The Lovebirds and the Steve Carell-led comedy collection Area Power alongside different titles accessible to stream.
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