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Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt have already established a rapport with each other because of their time on Jungle Cruise, and whereas that film continues to be a methods off from releasing, the actors have already deliberate their subsequent undertaking collectively. Final week, it was reported that Johnson and Blunt will subsequent seem collectively in a superhero film known as Ball and Chain, and now phrase’s are available that it’ll be a streaming providing fairly than hit theaters.
Whereas it stays to be seen when Ball and Chain will arrive, the following Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt-led image has landed at Netflix. This marks the second Johnson film that’s landed on the streaming platform, as Pink Discover (which additionally stars Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds) is already on observe to be put there at a yet-to-be-determined date.
Right here’s what Dwayne Johnson, who’s producing Ball and Chain by way of Seven Bucks Productions alongside Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia, informed The Hollywood Reporter about Ball and Chain going to Netflix:
Certainly one of our principal initiatives at Seven Bucks is to proceed to search out the perfect platforms to inform tales that entertain and encourage on a world scale. Netflix is the proper associate to ship this epic superhero/romantic comedy expertise alongside us, and we’re excited to be again in enterprise with the Netflix staff. I’m additionally excited to not solely reunite with expensive good friend Emily Blunt in entrance of the digital camera, however to additionally collaborate as producing companions as we carry Emily V. Gordon’s script to life.
Primarily based off the ‘90s comedian e book of the identical title by Scott Lobdell, Ball and Chain follows a married couple who’re on the brink of break up up after they come throughout a mysterious meteor that offers them superpowers. The catch is that their powers will solely work in the event that they’re in shut proximity of each other and capable of get alongside. Author Emily V. Gordon’s different credit embrace The Huge Sick, Crashing and Little America.
This marks the newest method that Netflix is increasing its library of authentic comedian e book content material. Along with being house to completed Marvel exhibits like Daredevil and Jessica Jones, in addition to the still-running The Umbrella Academy and the record-breaking Extraction, the service additionally has its Millarworld variations on the best way, has signed a first-look cope with Growth Studios for brand new TV exhibits, given the inexperienced mild for the Robert Downey Jr.-produced DC Comics sequence Candy Tooth. and can launched the Charlize Theron-led The Previous Guard later this yr.
It’s good to listen to that Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt loved working with one another on Jungle Cruise sufficient to staff on Ball and Chain, however one would think about it’ll be some time earlier than the comedian e book adaptation is offered on the service. For one factor, Pink Discover, which has been in improvement for over two years now, needed to halt filming again in March, like so many productions. It’s exhausting to say when cameras will resume rolling on Pink Discover, however even after that completes principal pictures, there are different tasks that Johnson has lined up, like Black Adam.
However, we right here at CinemaBlend will maintain you up to date on what’s occurring on Ball and Chain as extra information rolls in. We’ll get our first full style of Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt’s chemistry when Jungle Cruise, which was beforehand dated for July 24, comes out on July 30, 2021.