Emily Blunt has signed up to star opposite Ryan Gosling in the film adaptation of the classic 80s’ TV series ‘The Fall Guy.’

The Lee Majors-led TV series followed Colt Seavers (Majors), a Hollywood stunt man who moonlights as a bounty hunter. He uses his physical skills and knowledge of stunt effects to capture fugitives and criminals. Accompanied by his cousin and stuntman-in-training Howie Munson (Barr), and occasionally by fellow stunt performer Jody Banks (Thomas).

Plot details are currently being kept under wraps.

‘Bullet Train’ helmer David Leitch will helm the project that sees his partner Kelly McCormick via their 87North and Guymon Casady will produce through Entertainment 360. Drew Pearce, who worked with Leitch on Universal’s ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw’, wrote the script and serves as executive producer.

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Gosling will also produce. Geoff Shaevitz and original series creator Glen A. Larson will also executive produce. EVP Production Matt Reilly will oversee the project on behalf of Universal. Production for the film is set to begin in Australia this autumn.

Universal Filmed Entertainment Group will shoot the project in Sydney, Australia with the project set to receive AUD$30 million in funding from the Australian federal government’s location incentive scheme. It will get a further AUD$14.5 million from the state government’s Made in NSW fund.