According to Deadline, Mad Men alum Kiernan Shipka has officially been tapped to star opposite Dwayne Johnson and Chris Evans in Amazon Studios’ forthcoming action-comedy holiday film Red One. Further details about Shipka’s character are still being kept under wraps, but this marks Shipka’s biggest feature project yet. Production is expected to begin this year and is currently set for a 2023 release.
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Shipka is best known for her role as Sally Draper in the acclaimed series Mad Men. Later on, she nabbed her very own series in the form of Netflix’s supernatural teen drama Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, which only ran for 36 episodes. She will next be seen in the HBO limited drama The White House Plumbers.
Red One will be directed and produced by Jake Kasdan, who will reunite with Johnson after working together on the blockbuster Jumanji films. It is also written by Fast and Furious‘ Chris Morgan, based on a story conceived by Hiram Garcia.
Further details about its plot and characters are still being kept under wraps, but it is described as a globe-trotting, four-quadrant action-adventure comedy that imagines a whole new universe to explore within the holiday genre.
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The project will be produced by Morgan, Melvin Mar, and Sky Salem Robinson, along with Johnson, Hiram Garcia, and Dany Garcia for Seven Bucks Productions.