The film is directed by David Leitch, already behind the camera of John Wick and Bullet Train.
Since the first rumors about the project, Red Shirt it has attracted the attention of the public and of distribution companies. The film is in fact directed by one of the directors of the moment, David Leitchand boasts in the cast the presence of the always appreciated Channing Tatum. The screenplay is instead edited by Simon Kinbergalready author of the scripts of some chapters of the saga X-Menof the Sherlock Holmes with Robert Downey Jr. and the recent female action Secret Team 355. In these hours, news has also been released that will make those awaiting the film happy, which it finally has found a distribution housei.e. the Amazon Studios.
Red Shirt – The first details of the film directed by David Leitch
According to Deadlines, the project was launched on the market in the days leading up to Thanksgiving weekend, attracting the attention of seven studios, including Paramount, Netflix, Universal and Sony. However, Amazon Studios won the rights to the film, in a commercial battle already described as one of the most expensive and fiercest of the year.
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David Leitcha former stuntman for Brad Pitt, looks back on a career made up of some of the most popular action films of recent years – John Wick, Atomic Blonde, Deadpool 2 And Bullet trains. Red Shirt, an international spy thriller full of twists and turns, therefore constitutes a new, great challenge for the filmmaker. Leitch is also producing the film with Kelly McCormick, through their company 87 North. Channing Tatum instead he is involved with his own production company, Free Association. The actor is currently experiencing a golden age: fresh from the success of The Lost City and Lulu and Iis expected in Magic Mike’s Last Dance And Pussy IslandZoë Kravitz’s directorial debut. According to Deadlines he is also busy as a producer of the film Apple Project Artemistogether with Scarlett Johansson, just confirmed as the protagonist and producer of the Prime Video series Just cause.