EXCLUSIVE: Joaquim de Almeida (Quick X), Darren Barnet (By no means Have I Ever), Kevin Carroll (Showtime’s Let the Proper One In) and JD Pardo (Mayans M.C.) have signed on for roles in Prime Video’s reimagining of the 1989 MGM movie Highway Home, which has entered manufacturing within the Dominican Republic.
The actors be part of an ensemble led by Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal, which additionally consists of two-time UFC champion Conor McGregor, Billy Magnussen, Daniela Melchior, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Lukas Gage, Hannah Love Lanier, Travis Van Winkle, B.Ok. Cannon, Arturo Castro, Dominique Columbus, Beau Knapp and Bob Menery, as beforehand introduced.
The unique action-thriller, which Rowdy Herrington directed from Hilary Henkin’s script, centered on Dalton (Patrick Swayze), a troublesome bouncer employed to tame a unclean bar. The brand new take from director Doug Liman (The Bourne Id) follows a former UFC fighter (Gyllenhaal) who takes a job as a bouncer at a rough-and-tumble roadhouse within the Florida Keys, however quickly discovers that not every thing is what it appears on this tropical paradise.
Joel Silver (The Matrix, Die Arduous) is producing the movie penned by Anthony Bagarozzi (The Good Guys) & Charles Mondry for his firm, Silver Photos. JJ Hook, Alison Winter, and Aaron Auch are govt producing the Amazon Unique Film, which is able to finally stream on Prime Video in additional than 240 international locations and territories worldwide.
De Almeida has in recent times been seen in such movies as Land of Desires, Fatima, Downsizing, The Hitman’s Bodyguard and Our Model Is Disaster. Notable TV credit stateside embrace Apple TV+’s Now and Then, Netflix’s Warrior Nun, USA Community’s Queen of the South, TNT’s Needed and Fox’s 24. Additionally developing for the actor is Common Photos’ Quick X.
Barnet is greatest identified for his starring function on Netflix’s hit collection By no means Have I Ever, which this month hit the #1 spot on Netflix’s streaming chart because it returned for its third season. He additionally just lately starred reverse Nina Dobrev in Netflix’s Love Arduous, and voices the lead roles in Netflix’s animated collection Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles, in addition to its upcoming present Blue Eye Samurai.
Greatest identified for his roles as John Murphy on HBO’s The Leftovers and Alton Williams on FX’s Snowfall, Carroll has additionally appeared on collection comparable to Self Made: Impressed by the Lifetime of Madam C.J. Walker, The Strolling Useless, and Showtime’s adaptation of Let the Proper One In. Notable movie credit embrace Blindspotting, Being John Malkovich, Paid in Full and Chinonye Chukwu’s upcoming Until for United Artists Releasing. The actor has moreover appeared on and off Broadway in such performs as Angels in America, 45 Seconds from Broadway, Take Me Out and Herald ‘da Noise, Herald ‘da Funk.
Pardo is greatest identified for his starring function as Ezekiel ‘EZ’ Reyes on FX’s Mayans M.C., which just lately returned for its fourth season and has been renewed for a fifth. He may presently be seen starring in Prime Video’s action-thriller collection The Terminal Listing, alongside Chris Pratt. Different latest credit embrace the action-thriller The Contractor with Chris Pine, and Justin Lin’s F9: The Quick Saga for Common.
De Almeida is represented by APA, Lasher Group and Felker Toczek Suddleson; Barnet by Paradigm, 111 Media and Felker Toczek Suddleson; Carroll by Progressive Artists and Susanna Griffith Expertise; and Pardo by UTA, Echo Lake Leisure and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller.