Emily Blunt And Dwayne Johnson Eye Re-Teaming For Superhero Movie Ball And Chain

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It looks like Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson are keen to work together in the near future.

According to Deadline, the Jungle Cruise co-stars are circling the superhero movie Ball and Chain. The film is based on the 1999 graphic novel by Scott Lobdell and Alé Garza. It follows a married couple, Edgar and Mallory Bulson, who are on the verge of divorce. Then they are given superpowers by a mysterious meteor.

Catch is, the powers only work when they’re together.

Well then.

Emily V. Gordon penned the script for the film with Johnson, Blunt, Kevin Mishe, and Dany and Hiram Garcia all serving as producers for the project. It’s sparked a bidding war amongst several studios. Deadline said that sources say that Netflix has emerged a likely frontrunner for the project.

Jungle Cruise, Johnson and Blunt’s first outing together, was scheduled for July 24, 2020. It was, however, moved to July 30, 2021 due to well the general state of the world.

Bec Heim
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