MANILA, Philippines—Get ready for a cinematic thrill ride as Hollywood heavyweights Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt team up in the action-comedy “The Fall Guy,” directed by David Leitch of “Deadpool 2” and “Atomic Blonde” fame.
This explosive action-comedy pays homage to Hollywood stuntmen, delivering an exhilarating experience meant for the big screen. Gosling stars as Colt, a seasoned stuntman enlisted by his ex-girlfriend Jody Moreno (Blunt) for her directorial debut.
When the film’s lead actor, Tom Ryder (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), goes missing, Colt’s reel skills turn real as he embarks on a mission to find Tom and save Jody’s film. The plot unfolds with familiar Hollywood vibes, featuring dodging bullets and high-speed car chases.
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Based on the ’80s classic action show of the same name, “The Fall Guy” brings Gosling and Blunt’s on-screen chemistry to life, portraying ex-lovers navigating explosions on set. Director Leitch, with his background as a stunt performer in iconic films like “Fight Club” and “The Matrix,” makes him the perfect helm for “The Fall Guy.” Gosling acknowledges the unsung heroes of the film industry, stating, “In most films, the actors get all the credit, but the stunt performers do all the work, and that ends today.”
Produced by Universal Pictures, “The Fall Guy” is set to hit Philippine cinemas on February 28, 2024. Stay tuned for updates on the Universal Pictures Ph- FB page.