Ryan Reynolds wants it that way.
The prolific A-lister has created feature comedies boy band at Paramount, which reunited him again with frequent collaborator Shawn Levy.
Reynolds is attached to star and produce the project, which he also co-wrote with Jesse Andrews, the writer who wrote Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl And she also worked at Disney Animation’s Luca. Reynolds, who created the story, would produce through his logo based on Paramount, Maximum Effort.
Levi, who is also producing via 21 Laps Entertainment, is eyeing the project as a potential directing vehicle, but scheduling will be a deciding factor. Levi and Reynolds have worked together on several films, including free man And Adam Projectand is currently being prepared Deadpool 3, which will be filmed in London this spring. Reynolds hopes for a slot boy band For fall 2023 or early 2024, shoot on his calendar.
Details of the project are being kept on Back Street, but it can best be described as a boy band reunion movie. Reunifications of musicals from the late 1990s or early 2000s have proven to be fertile ground for comedies, with the Peacock series girls Being a prime example.
It’s unclear what role Reynolds will be playing, but he’s already shown himself to be able to hold the tune LustyApple’s Christmas movie that premiered late last year and featured the actor dancing and singing alongside co-star Will Ferrell in several tracks.
Reynolds is represented by WME and Sloane Offer.
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