“Red Notice,” dubbed as the “biggest movie ever” from Netflix, will premiere on the streaming giant on November 12, 2021.
The mega-action, heist thriller film starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Gal Gadot, and Ryan Reynolds will follow the story of FBI’s top profiler who’s out to capture two criminals: the world’s most wanted art thief and the world’s greatest con-artist.
“This is my career first streaming film and I wanted to make it big and special for all the fans worldwide,” Johnson posted on Instagram. “This one’s for all of you and I’ll see you in November!”
According to Variety, the film had an estimated production budget of $160 million, which they said could even hit $200 million when additional fees are accounted for. Both Reynolds and Gadot will get around $20 million each for playing their roles, while Johnson, who served as both an actor and a producer for the film, is set to make more.
The upcoming Netflix film was was co-produced by Johnson with Rawson Marshall Thurber, Beau Flynn, Dany Garcia, and Hiram Garcia. Thurber, who’s also worked with Johnson on the 2018 action thriller film “Skyscraper,” also wrote and directed “Red Notice.”
“Our goal at Seven Bucks Productions was to break down traditional barriers and create a true global event for the audience. Netflix has illustrated that they are the perfect partners to accomplish this goal,” Johnson told Deadline.
“Their original content generates critical acclaim and invites full collaboration on every level of production. Their unbridled enthusiasm for ‘Red Notice’ is equally matched by their commitment to entertaining audiences on an international scale,” he added.
Johnson will play the role of Rusty, FBI’s top profiler and the world’s greatest tracker. Meanwhile, Gadot and Reynolds will play the role of two rival criminals, an art thief and a con-artist, respectively. Ritu Arya, Chris Diamantopoulos, Ivan Mbakop, Vincenzo Amato, and Christopher Cocke will also appear in the film.