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Gosling will star alongside Emily Blunt in a movie adaptation of The Fall Guy

Emily Blunt and Ryan Gosling have been cast in a forthcoming film adaptation of The Fall Guy. The news broke Friday on Deadline.



The cinematic adaption of The Fall Guy now includes Emily Blunt in a major role.

On Friday, Deadline confirmed the story about the 39-year-old actress and mentioned that Ryan Gosling would also be a part of the film.

David Leitch, director of the John Wick films, is scheduled to take the helm of the upcoming feature film, which is based on the 1980s TV series of the same name.

A stuntman who moonlights as a bounty hunter is at the center of the 1981 television series The Fall Guy.


Starring alongside Six Million Dollar Man’s Lee Majors were Heather Thomas and Markie Post.

A total of five seasons of The Fall Guy aired until the show was cancelled in 1986.

In 2010, work began on a cinematic adaptation of the show, with Martin Campbell in mind for the director’s chair.

Three years after the initial pitch, it was revealed that McG would helm the film.


Dwayne Johnson was reportedly in talks to star in the film.

When it was revealed that Gosling would be playing the lead role, however, the two actors dropped out of the film, which Leitch had taken on in 2020.

Drew Pearce, who has worked with the director on 2019’s Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, created the film’s screenplay.

No information about the show’s plot is being released at this time.


The star of Drive will not only play a major role in the film, but will also produce it.

In the approaching fall, physical filming of the forthcoming feature film is set to begin in Australia.

The release date for The Fall Guy has been planned for March 1, 2024.