Jennifer Garner & Zoe Saldana join Ryan Reynolds in The Adam Project
Netflix has taken to Twitter to announce that Golden Globe winner Jennifer Garner (Alias) and Marvel Cinematic Universe star Zoe Saldana (Guardians of the Galaxy) have officially signed on to star opposite Ryan Reynolds (Free Guy) in director Shawn Levy’s forthcoming action-adventure film titled The Adam Project.
THE ADAM PROJECT, starring Ryan Reynolds, Jennifer Garner, and Zoe Saldana, is coming to Netflix! The action-adventure film will be directed by Shawn Levy.
— NetflixFilm (@NetflixFilm) November 17, 2020
Further details about their characters are still being kept under wraps but both actresses are no stranger to the action genre with Garner previously starring 2003’s Daredevil and 2018’s Peppermint as well as ABC’s spy thriller series Alias. Meanwhile, Zoe Saldana gained worldwide recognition for starring in some of the highest-grossing films including Avatar and Avengers: Endgame.
The Adam Project (formerly titled as Our Name is Adam) will reportedly follow a man who must travel back in time to get help from his 13-year-old self and together must encounter their late father, who is the same age as Reynolds. This marks the second collaboration between Reynolds and Levy, who previously worked together on the upcoming action-comedy Free Guy.
The film will be directed by Shawn Levy (Stranger Things) from a screenplay written by Jonathan Tropper and David Ellison. Reynolds and Levi will both produce the action-adventure film through their respective production banners Maximum Effort and 21 Laps Entertainment. David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and Don Granger are producing for Skydance.
Skydance most recently worked with Netflix on the film adaptation of The Old Guard with Charlize Theron (F9: The Fast Saga) leading the cast, while also having Top Gun: Maverick and Snake Eyes coming up in its slate with Paramount Pictures and Amazon currently in negotiations to acquire the Michael B. Jordan-led Without Remorse.
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