Jason Momoa and Dave Bautista’s buddy cop comedy Twitter pitch is officially being made into a film.
The Guardians of the Galaxy actor received the ball rolling in August when he pitched a Lethal Weapon- vogue buddy cop film starring himself and his Ogle co-superstar Momoa and directed by John Wick’s David Leitch on Twitter, and the following week, Momoa acknowledged throughout an interview that he’s onboard with the foundation, which he believes “sells itself”.
And it looks the film is officially coming together, as Closing dates reports that MGM officers are discontinuance to winning a public sale for the film. Momoa, Bautista and their Ogle showrunner Jonathan Tropper reportedly pitched their authorized belief “in every single assign metropolis” this week, and MGM bosses, who’re expected to discontinuance the deal imminently, will support fabricate the mission, which they hope to shoot in Hawaii in 2023.
Tropper will write the screenplay and Jeffrey Fierson is producing.
Bautista kickstarted the foundation on Twitter by writing, “Real going to throw this out into The ambiance and mediate about what happens. Here we inch… Me and Momoa in a Lethal Weapon form buddy cop film directed by David Leitch. Good ample! There it’s. Now we wait.”
When asked Concerning the Pitch on The Slow Slow Demonstrate with James Corden, Momoa Said He Used To Be Confident The Mission Will Seek Made.
“We adore every other. We obviously met on Ogle, we’re on Dune together, and so I said, ‘Completely’… I’m savor, ‘Let’s look for it. ‘ve received an belief.’ So, it be off to the races now. We’re doing it,” he said. “Dave loves wearing Speedos, I savor wearing board shorts and both of us with our shirts off (in a) buddy cop film, he’ll be grumpy and I’ll be charming. Bid. It sells itself.”
Bautista is currently filming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 while Momoa is making Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom.