‘Captain America’ star, Chris Evans, has joined the cast of the Amazon studio holiday event film ‘Red One’ alongside Dwayne Johnson.
Plot details are being kept locked up in a vault somewhere but the project has been described as a globe-trotting, four-quadrant action-adventure comedy imagining a whole new universe to explore within the holiday genre.
Johnson had previously announced the project last summer. The movie is an original story by Seven Bucks Productions’ President of Production Hiram Garcia. Amazon won the project after a fierce bidding competition.
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‘Jumanji’ filmmaker Jake Kasdan will take the helm on the project. Seven Bucks Productions’ frequent collaborator Chris Morgan has penned the screenplay.
Kasdan is producing through his production company The Detective Agency alongside Melvin Mar and co-producer Sky Salem Robinson, with Morgan for Chris Morgan Productions and Johnson, Hiram Garcia and Dany Garcia for Seven Bucks.
Evans will next star in the Russo brothers’ film ‘The Gray Man’ for Netflix, and as the voice of Buzz Lightyear in Pixar’s origin story ‘Lightyear,’ which is set for release in the U.S. on June 17. He is also in development on an untitled Gene Kelly project, which he will star in and produce, and is set to star in the upcoming Apple feature ‘Ghosted.’