Apple Original Films has landed the new directing effort of Academy Award nominee Jonah Hill Result in a competitive situation, Deadline can confirm. Keanu Reeves (john wick franchise) is in negotiations to star opposite Hill in the film, marking his follow-up to mid 90’sas we were the first to tell you.
The black comedy written by Hill and Ezra Woods will star Reeves as Reef, a damaged Hollywood star who must plunge into the dark depths of his past to face his demons and mend his ways after he is blackmailed with a mysterious video clip from his past. .
Apple Studios is producing with Matt Dines and Hill under their Strong Baby banner. The project reunites Hill and Apple following their partnership on a Grateful Dead biopic from Martin Scorsese’s Sikelia Productions, which is currently in development. Scorsese will direct the film from a script by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, with Hill set to star in and produce Strong Baby, opposite Dines.
Newest Release of the Netflix Hit Comedy Your people starring Hill, Lauren London, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Eddie Murphy and more, as well as Hill’s critically acclaimed Netflix documentary stutzStrong Baby is currently in production on A24 film Y2K directed by snl student Kyle Mooney, a project starring Jaeden Martell and Rachel Zegler, which we were the first to report on.
News from the Result The acquisition was first reported by THR.