Emily Blunt co-stars with Ryan Gosling

In Universal’s “The Fall Guy,” Emily Blunt co-stars with Ryan Gosling

Emily Blunt has been cast with actor Ryan Gosling and director David Leitch in the next action film about a stuntman titled The Fall Guy, which will be distributed by Universal.

The beloved television show of the same name from the 1980s served as the basis for the upcoming film adaptation.

Lee Majors played the role of a Hollywood stunt man who, in order to make ends meet, has a side hustle as a bounty hunter. Fall Guy was created by the prolific TV producer Glen A. Larson, whose output ranged from Battlestar Galactica to Magnum P.I. Glen A. Larson was responsible for the creation of Fall Guy.

Douglas Barr played the role of his sidekick, while Heather Thomas was a co-star in the film in the role of a fellow stunt performer.

Between the years 1981 and 1986, the show aired on ABC. Additionally, Leitch and his business partner Kelly McCormick are producing the Universal picture under the 87North banner.

How ‘Bullet Train’ Director David Leitch Went From Being Brad Pitt’s Stuntman to Being Brad Pitt’s Director Drew Pearce, who collaborated with Leitch on Universal’s Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, penned the script and serves as executive producer for the film.

Gosling will also serve in the capacity of producer with Guymon Casady, the latter of whom will do so via Entertainment 360, the content production division of Management 360.

Geoff Shaevitz and Glen A. Larson, who created the original series, will also serve in an executive producing capacity. The film is scheduled to begin production in Australia during the fall of current year, and it is anticipated that it will be released in theatres on March 1, 2024.

Deadline The news that Blunt will be joining The Fall Guy was first reported by Hollywood.

CAA, The Artists Partnership in the United Kingdom, and Sloane, Offer, Weber and Dern are the agencies that represent Blunt.