Dave Bautista to star and produce action thriller Traphouse
According to Deadline, Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista has signed on for the leading role in Signature Film’s forthcoming action thriller Traphouse. Bautista will also produce along with his longtime manager Jonathan Meisner through their Dream Bros Entertainment banner.
“Traphouse is a project that we’ve been working on for years,” Bautista said. “We’re thrilled to be working with Marc and his team at Signature to bring it to life, and in Gary, we’ve found the perfect writer to infuse our original fast-paced action movie with tons of heart.”
Traphouse will follow the story of an undercover DEA agent and his partner as they embark on a game of cat and mouse against an audacious, and surprising group of thieves which turn out to be their own rebellious teenagers. Their smart kids uses their tactics and top-secret intel in order to rob from a dangerous cartel. The film’s script will be written by Fast & Furious creator Gary Scott Thompson.
Bautista is best known for his role as Drax the Destroyer in Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy . His other recent credits include Hotel Artemis, Final Score, Blade Runner 2049, and Master Z: IP Man Legacy. He will next be seen in My Spy, Escape Plan 3: Devil’s Station, and the Dune remake.