John Cena, Awkwafina, and Simu Liu are set to star in Prime Video’s action-comedy ‘Grand Death Lotto’, from director Paul Feig.

The film is set in the very near future, the Grand Lottery has been established in economically challenged California. The only catch? Kill the winner before sundown and you can legally claim their prize. New LA transplant Katie (Awkwafina) accidentally finds herself with the winning ticket and must join forces with amateur jackpot protector Noel (John Cena) to make it to sundown in order to claim her multi-billion dollar prize, all while dealing with Noel’s protection rival Louis Lewis (Simu Liu), who also wants to get her to sundown in order to claim his rich protection commission.

Feig is directing the film from a script penned by Rob Yescombe (Outside the Wire). The film, which hails from Amazon Studios, will be produced by Roth/Kirschenbaum Films’ Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum, and Feigco Entertainment’s Laura Fischer and Paul Feig. John Cena, Zack Roth, and Rob Yescombe will executive produce.

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“Grand Death Lotto is the kind of original idea audiences have been craving, and there’s no one better than the endlessly talented Paul Feig to steer the ship,” said Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon and MGM Studios. “We can’t wait to watch John Cena, Awkwafina, and Simu Liu bring this fun, action-packed script to life for our Prime Video customers around the world.”

John Cena recently starred as ‘Peacemaker’ in the No. 1 HBO Max Original series of the same name. His upcoming credits include the tenth main instalment in the ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise ‘Fast X,’ Matthew Vaughn-helmed spy thriller ‘Argylle,’ Prime Video’s ‘Ricky Stanicky,’ and the sequel to ‘Vacation Friends.’

Awkwafina will next be seen in Universal’s Renfield opposite Nicolas Cage and in Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid.’ Additionally, she will star opposite Sandra Oh in an upcoming Untitled Sister Comedy Project for Hulu and the third season of Comedy Central’s Nora from Queens.

Simu Liu’s credits include Disney’s ‘Shang-Chi, The Legend of The Ten Rings,’ and Warner Bros.’s upcoming feature ‘Barbie.’