EXCLUSIVE: Michael Peña set to join Owen Wilson in Paramount’s Secret headquarters, with Project power duo of directors Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman. Walker Scobell, Momona Tamada, Keith L. Williams, Abby James Witherspoon and Kezii Curtis round out the cast.
Jerry Bruckheimer will produce.
Joost & Schulman & Josh Koenigsberg write the current project. The story is taken from an original screenplay by Christopher Yost (Thor: Ragnarok, the Mandalorian), who was the only previous writer on the project. Chad Oman also produces for Bruckheimer Films. Orlee-Rose Strauss is executive producer.
The film is a high-level family action film about a child who discovers the secret seat of the world’s most powerful superhero hidden beneath his house and must defend it with his group of friends when villains attack. The details behind who Peña would play are unknown.
The film is bowed on August 12, 2022.
Peña was most recently seen in the Live-Action Hybrid from Warner Bros. Tom and Jerry and can be seen next in the photo by Roland Emmerich Falling moon for Lionsgate. Scobell can be seen next to Ryan Reynolds in The Adam project on Netflix, Tamada was last seen in The babysitters club for Netflix, Williams was most recently seen in Good boys, James Witherspoon was most recently seen in Hot pursuit and Curtis was most recently seen in Kings of the charming city.
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