Emily Blunts' career seems to be boundless. From her debut as a fan-favorite character in The Devil Wears Prada, through her roles in musicals like Mary Poppins Returns and A Quiet Place, we never quite know what to expect from the British actress. Her next film will feature a well-known lead character.
According to Deadline, Blunt will star alongside Ryan Gosling in a film adaptation of The Fall Guy, which will be directed by Bullet Train and Deadpool 2's David Leitch. The actress has signed on for the Universal Pictures action film based on the classic 80s series of the same name.
The Fall Guy series follows the adventures of a Hollywood stuntman who moonlighted as a bounty hunter while hanging out on movie sets. This sounds like Drive, doesnt it? Emily Blunt would make the most sense for Jody Banks, who played a stuntwoman in the series.
The first time Gosling and Blunt have collaborated on projects, but the company is continuing to pursue a long list of roles for Emily Blunt, including working with big-name actors on films like Edge of Tomorrow and Last Years The Jungle Cruise. Both films have been huge successes, but have yet to develop into franchises for Blunt.
Ryan Gosling recently starred in a new action film called The Gray Man with Chris Evans, which is already getting a sequel from Netflix. Leitch started his career as a Pitts stuntman before moving on to direct films like John Wick, Hobbs & Shaw, and Atomic Blonde with his production company at 87North.
The Fall Guy is scheduled to release on March 1, 2024, with a filming schedule that hasn't been revealed. For the time being, Emily Blunt is filming a crime drama titled Pain Hustlers with Chris Evans.
Christopher Nolans Oppenheimer will play Ken in the next 2023 film, along with a stacked cast including Cillian Murphy. Funnily enough, the release date matches up perfectly with Goslings next film Barbie, where hell play Ken.