Netflix in 2019, the digital-streaming service said Tuesday.is still new in theaters, but there's no rest for star Ryan Reynolds. He'll star in Six Underground, a new action movie coming to
Though Reynolds won't play the Merc With a Mouth, there's plenty of Deadpool DNA involved. (That sounds like a dirty joke Deadpool himself would make.) Deadpool and Deadpool 2 screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick will write the film. Michael Bay, of Armageddon, Pearl Harbor and the Transformers series, will direct.
The film is scheduled to start production this summer. It's the first Netflix project for both Reynolds and Bay, and it's a big one: Deadline reports that the film could cost $150 million.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, "the plot revolves around six billionaires who fake their own deaths and form an elite team to take down bad guys."
Netflix is expected toin 2018.
First published May 22, 2:53 p.m. PT.
Update, May 23 at 1:25 p.m PT: Adds more background on Netflix.