Tue. Mar 21st, 2023

House Film Information Zoe Saldaña to Lead the Russo Brothers’ Survival Movie ‘The Bluff’

‘The Bluff’ will likely be directed by Frank E. Flowers

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Zoe Saldaña is taking her working relationship with the Russo brothers past the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Guardians of the Galaxy and Avatar star is about to turn out to be part of one other potential franchise materials as she will likely be taking part in the lead in an upcoming motion survival movie titled The Bluff produced by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo underneath their AGBO Productions banner, based on Deadline.

The Bluff is an epic journey that may see pirates and buccaneers face off towards one another on a Nineteenth-century Caribbean island. The island is inhabited by Ercell (Saldaña) and her folks, a retired pirate herself, she is pressured again into her previous methods to turn out to be the heroine that rises to defend her land and folks from these vicious invaders who search retributive justice for Ercell’s previous sins. The undertaking was initially set at Netflix, nevertheless, for some unknown causes a scarcity of progress noticed it reenter the market house on the ongoing EFM in Berlin the place the rights had been shortly snapped up by Prime Video following a tightly contested bidding spherical.


Reviews say that the undertaking is written as a star car for Saldaña, which comes as no shock on condition that the Avatar star has all through her celebrated profession proven a choice for motion roles. With the Midas contact of the Russo brothers, The Bluff appears to have all the proper recipes for fulfillment. It is going to be the third time that Saldaña and the filmmaking brothers are re-teaming following their manufacturing of Avengers: Infinity Struggle and Avengers: Endgame the place Saldaña featured as Gamora, a member of the band of misfits that make up the Guardians of the Galaxy. The Bluff will additional broaden the Russos’ relationship with Prime Video; the producers are already growing spy drama Citadel, in addition to a restricted sequence in regards to the FTX Crypto scandal on the streamer.

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Joe Ballarini, who is understood for his work on A Babysitter’s Information To Monster Searching, will likely be growing the script alongside Frank E. Flowers (Untitled Bob Marley Biopic) who will direct the undertaking. Flowers beforehand labored with Saldaña on the 2004 ensemble crime drama movie Haven, which like The Bluff was set within the Cayman Islands. “For Zoe and I, being from the Caribbean, The Bluff is an opportunity to mix tradition and authenticity with AGBO’s model of world-class, theatrical-level motion, creating a movie that audiences have by no means seen earlier than,” Flowers mentioned.

Additionally producing underneath AGBO is Angela Russo-Otstot, and Saldaña may also produce alongside her sisters Mariel Saldaña and Cisely Saldaña for Cinestar. Up to now, Saldaña stays the one forged introduced for the undertaking, nevertheless, keep tuned to Collider for extra updates on the undertaking as they arrive. Within the meantime, take a look at the trailer for Avatar: The Approach of Water which continues to be making the rounds in theaters worldwide.

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