My Spy

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My Spy
My Spy.jpg
Teaser poster
Directed byPeter Segal
Produced by
Written by
  • Jon Hoeber
  • Erich Hoeber
Starring
Production
company
Distributed bySTX Entertainment
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

My Spy is an upcoming American action comedy film directed by Peter Segal and written by Jon and Erich Hoeber. It follows a CIA agent (Dave Bautista) who must watch over a young girl (Chloe Coleman) after he is assigned to protect her family. It was scheduled to be released in August 2019 by STX Entertainment, but was pulled from their schedule in July 2019.

Premise[edit]

My Spy tells the story of "a hardened CIA operative who finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl, having been sent undercover to surveil her family."[1]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Filming at Mel Lastman Square in October 2018.

On October 5, 2017, it was reported that STX Entertainment had finalized a deal to develop a then-untitled action-comedy film franchise starring Dave Bautista. Bautista was also expected to produce the films alongside Jonathan Meisner with Drew Simon overseeing the project for the studio.[2]

On July 30, 2018, it was announced that the first film in the planned series, now titled My Spy, would be directed by Peter Segal from a screenplay written by Jon and Erich Hoeber.[1] In October 2018, it was announced that Ken Jeong, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Chloe Coleman, and Kristen Schaal had joined the cast of the film. It was further announced that Segal, Chris Bender, Jake Weiner, and Gigi Pritzker would serve as producers for the film, that the Hoebers, Michael Flynn, Rachel Shane, and Adrian Alperovich would serve as executive producers, and that Stacy Calabrese would serve as a co-producer. Additionally, it was reported that MWM Studios had joined the film as an additional production company.[3][4]

Principal photography for the film commenced on October 15, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and concluded on November 30, 2018.[5]

Release[edit]

The film was originally slated for release on August 23, 2019,[6] but it was pulled from STX Entertainment's release schedule in July 2019.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kit, Borys (July 30, 2018). "'Fifty First Dates' Director Tackling Dave Bautista Action-Comedy for STX (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  2. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (October 5, 2017). "STX To Build Star Vehicle For 'Blade Runner 2049's Dave Bautista". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  3. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (October 17, 2018). "'My Spy': Ken Jeong, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Chloe Coleman Join Dave Bautista-Led Movie At STX". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  4. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (October 19, 2018). "'The Last Man on Earth's Kristen Schaal Joins Dave Bautista In 'My Spy' Movie". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
  5. ^ "Current Productions | IATSE 873". IATSE 873. Archived from the original on October 18, 2018. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  6. ^ Pederson, Erik (May 16, 2019). "Chadwick Boseman-Russo Bros Actioner '21 Bridges' Moves To Fall As STX Sets Dave Bautista's 'My Spy' For Summer". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  7. ^ Donnelly, Matt (July 10, 2019). "Dave Bautista's STX Comedy 'My Spy' Pushed to 2020". Variety. Retrieved July 11, 2019.

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