Netflix first acquired the upcoming motion thriller known as Quick & Free which might’ve starred Will Smith again in July 2021. The film was a few man who suffers from reminiscence loss and tries to search out out who he actually is as he discovers he’s been residing a double-life as a criminal offense kingpîn and a CIA agent. Sadly, the film is on maintain as of April 2022.
In April 2022, Netflix put the challenge to the “again burner” which basically means it’s on low precedence and never even assured to be produced at this level.
Netflix’s Quick & Free was initially set to be helmed by David Leitch whose directing credit embrace such spectacular motion movies as Deadpool 2, Atomic Blonde, Quick & Livid: Hobbs and Shaw, and extra. His involvement ceased forward of the 2022 Oscars.
The script for Quick & Free was penned by the screenwriting duo Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber, who even have an action-heavy resume: RED, RED 2, Battleship, The Meg, and extra.
Leitch and Kelly McCormick will produce for 87North together with STXfilms and Westbrook Studios’ Smith, Co-President and Head of Movement Footage Jon Mone, Ryan Shimazaki and James Lassiter. Right here’s every thing else we learn about Netflix’s Quick & Free:
What’s the plot of Quick & Free?
Right here’s the story synopsis for Netflix’s Quick & Free as seen in Manufacturing Weekly:
After the chief of an upper-echelon legal group suffers reminiscence loss from an assault, he reunites along with his crew, solely to search out that issues aren’t what he thinks they’re. When John Riley (Smith) wakes up in Tijuana after being left for lifeless with completely no reminiscence, he follows a string of clues to uncover his identification discovering he’s been residing two completely different lives: one, as a super-successful crime kingpin, surrounded by stunning girls, costly toys, and a lavish way of life and the opposite as an undercover CIA agent, however with a puny wage, no household or dwelling life in any respect, and nil trappings of success. The issue is, he can’t bear in mind which of those two personas is his true identification, and, extra importantly, which life he actually needs to stay.
Who’s solid in Quick & Free?
Academy Award nominee Will Smith was introduced to be the lead star of Quick & Free. Smith has an unlimited profession underneath his belt with Males in Black, Independence Day, The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air, Suicide Squad, I, Robotic, and plenty of extra.
What’s the manufacturing standing of Quick & Free?
Netflix’s Quick & Free was in energetic growth all through 2021 with the script being polished.
With the information from The Hollywood Reporter that the challenge has been halted, it’s unclear if and when any growth will proceed. This wasn’t the one Netflix challenge starring Will Smith in growth. A sequel to Brilliant named Brilliant 2, was additionally resulting from come to the service in some unspecified time in the future. Filming on the sequel was reportedly resulting from start in late 2021 however that by no means bought underway.