Peacemaker star John Cena takes the lead role in Amazon Studios’ new project.
The movie “Officer Exchange”, a major action-comedy project, has been sold to Amazon Studios. John Cena, who received great acclaim in DC Comics’ HBO Max series “Peacemaker”, will play the lead role in the movie.
Ben Zazove and Evan Turner will write the script of the movie, which is still in the project development stage. “Officer Exchange” will be the second feature film co-written by Ben Zazove and Evan Turner. The duo also co-wrote the Netflix comedy “The Out-Law” starring Pierce Brosnan, Michael Rooker, and Adam Devine, which is currently in post-production. Zazove also wrote “Sherlock Gnomes” for Paramount Pictures.
John Cena will play Shepard “Shep”, a cop who works with an Indian police officer to take down a diamond smuggling ring operating in India. The cast is expected to be completed and announced in the coming months.
The film is produced by Peter Safran and John Rickard, who also produced “Peacemaker” from The Safran Company. John Cena also serves as executive producer on the project. It is not yet known who will sit in the director’s chair of the movie.