Boss Level: Hulu Acquires Joe Carnahan’s Action Sci-Fi Thriller
According to Deadline, Hulu has acquired director Joe Carnahan’s (Narc, Smokin’ Aces, The A-Team) action sci-fi thriller Boss Level in an eight-figure deal. The movie, starring Frank Grillo (The Grey, The Purge: Anarchy), Naomi Watts (The Impossible, 21 Grams), and Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge, Braveheart), will debut on the streamer in 2021.
In the movie, Grillo stars as former special forces agent Roy Pulver, who is trapped in a time loop that constantly repeats the day of his murder. Pulver manages to uncover clues about a secret government project that could unlock the mystery behind his death but must find Colonel Ventor (Gibson), the head of the government program, while outrunning assassins determined to keep him from the truth, and save his wife (Watts).
Boss Level also stars Will Sasso (The Three Stooges), Ken Jeong (The Hangover), Annabelle Wallis (The Mummy), and Michelle Yeoh (Star Trek: Discovery).
The movie was written by Carnahan, Chris Borey (Open Grave), and Eddie Borey (Open Grave, Deadly Beloved), and was produced by Grillo and Carnahan’s WarParty Films, Randall Emmett and George Furla’s Emmett/Furla Films, Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Entertainment, and The Fyzz Facility Pictures.