Emergency Contact Takes Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Into Austin’s Underground Music Scene

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is teaming up with frequent collaborator Beau Flynn to provide Emergency Contact, an authentic motion movie with Yahya Abdul-Mateen II hooked up to star. Warner Bros. has picked up the pitch from the writing staff of Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani. Abdul-Mateen can even government produce. As of but, there isn’t a screenplay written or director at present in sight. Emergency Contact is being described as a high-concept high-octane motion movie happening throughout the underground music scene in Austin, Texas. No different particulars have been launched.

Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani beforehand wrote the critically acclaimed legal drama The Mauritanian. It starred Jodie foster, Tahar Rahim, and benedict Cumberbatch within the lead. The movie was a serious contender within the award season bagging nominations for Greatest movie, excellent British movie, finest actor in a number one function, finest tailored screenplay, and finest cinematography on the BAFTAs. Haines and Noshirvani have additionally written for tv. they created the Amazon and BBC One collection Informer starring Paddy Considine. The duo can also be writing Johnson’s Black Adam together with Adam Sztykiel.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has been on a tear currently. He performed the lead function of Dr. Manhattan within the HBO restricted collection Watchmen which additionally received him an Emmy. He obtained essential approval for portraying activist Bobby Seale in Aaron Sorkin’s well-received The Trial of the Chicago 7. He’s starring within the upcoming Candyman reboot, the fourth Matrix film, and George Millers’ Mad Max spinoff Furiosa. He additionally appears to have relationship with Warner Bros. as they’re producing each Matrix 4 and Furiosa. He is part of WB’s DC Prolonged Universe as nicely having performed the well-known villain Black Manta in 2018’s Aquaman.

Beau Flynn, by way of his FlynnPictureCo, shall be teaming up with Johnson’s Seven Bucks Productions to provide E mergency Contact. Johnson is the co-owner of Seven Bucks along with his ex-wife Dany Garcia. Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani can even government produce the movie together with Scott Sheldon and Abdul-Mateen.

FlynnPictureCo. and Seven Bucks have produced many a film collectively like San-Andreas and Skyscraper. The 2 firms are additionally producing the upcoming Dwayne Johnson and Emily blunt starrer Jungle Cruise releasing on Disney+ and in theaters on July 30. They not too long ago wrapped taking pictures Purple Discover, an motion tentpole starring Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot. Seven Bucks productions additionally in works movies, tv, live-action, and animation. The corporate has made the comedy Younger Rock for NBC.

The present has obtained reward for being one of many few exhibits to characteristic Pacific Islanders within the lead roles. FlynnPictureCo. can also be making the sci-fi characteristic Stillwater, with Craig Zobel, the director of 2020’s The Hun t and HBO’s Mare of Easttown. The corporate not too long ago launched its first hit scripted podcast for iHeart Media, Tomorrow’s Monsters, starring John Boyega and Darren Criss.No launch date has been introduced but however Emergency Contact will in all probability launch someday in 2022.this information was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.

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