Rawson Marshall Thurber’s Kingdom Come acquired by Netflix
While currently busy shooting the big-budget action comedy Red Notice for the streaming service, Rawson Marshall Thurber (Skyscraper) has already set his next project with Netflix for the new heist thriller Kingdom Come, based on a pitch from he and Machete Kills‘ Kyle Ward, according to Deadline.
The film, which is keeping its plot details close to the chest, will be both written and directed by Thurber, who developed his concept for the project with Thurber before presenting it to the streaming service. Though no budget or stars are currently set for the movie, it is expected to be on the same larger level as his past few projects, the Dwayne Johnson vehicles Central Intelligence and Skyscraper.
Thurber will produce the project alongside Beau Bauman (The Umbrella Academy) through his Good One Productions banner.
The news of Kingdom Come comes just over a month after the start of filming on his first collaboration with the streaming service, Red Notice, which marks his third reunion with Johnson and is also being led by Deadpool‘s Ryan Reynolds and Wonder Woman 1984‘s Gal Gadot. Notice also marks the second film Reynolds has starred in for Netflix after the Michael Bay-helmed 6 Underground, which debuted to mixed-to-negative reviews in December on the streaming service.
Before finding a career in the big-budget action realm, Thurber was making a name for himself in the comedy genre with the cult favorite Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story and the 2013 box office hit We’re the Millers.
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