Netflix Jason Bateman & Taron Egerton Movie ‘Carry On’ Adds Theo Rossi – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Theo Rossi has joined Netflix-directed thriller Amblin Jaume Collet-Serra To chase against Jason Bateman, Taron Egerton and Sofia Carson.

The pic centers on Ethan Kopek, a young TSA agent who gets blackmailed by a mysterious traveler into letting a dangerous package pass through security and onto a flight on Christmas Day. Deadline first told you about the project.

TJ Fixman penned the first draft of the screenplay, with Michael Green doing the final polish. Dylan Clark will produce. The film marks the first production to come out of the overall deal Amblin signed with Netflix last June.

Holly Bario, president of production for Amblin, will oversee the project on behalf of the studio. Brian Williams will serve as executive producer through Dylan Clark Productions, as will Scott Greenberg and Seth William Meier.

Rossi just wrapped up his critically acclaimed role as the male lead opposite Aubrey Plaza in Roadside/Vertical’s Criminal Emily. The film, which premiered earlier this year at Sundance and hit theaters last August, sits at an impressive 94% on Rotten Tomatoes with 166 critical reviews and garnered awards.

Rossi has a long-standing relationship with Netflix having starred in Marvel’s Luke Cageappearing alongside Kevin Hart and Wesley Snipe in last year’s limited series True story and as one of Zack Snyder’s leads army of the dead. Other credits include Nate Parker’s american skin and his breakout role as Juice in 90 episodes of Sons of Anarchy.

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