John Cena and Kumail Nanjiani to Star in Buddy Cop Comedy

The Tracking Board are reporting that WWE wrestler turned actor John Cena will team up with The Big Sick screenwriter and star Kumail Nanjiani for a buddy cop comedy from Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer.

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John Cena in ‘Trainwreck’ (2015) and Kumail Nanjiani in ‘The Big Sick’ (2017)

Though little is known of the film at this stage, it can be confirmed that the project is being developed under the banner of Universal, with Universal executive Erik Baiers overseeing the film alongside Elias Gertler of The District, Fleischer’s production company.

Fleischer and David Bernad will produce the project which will be working from a script by ‘Girls’ scribe Murray Miller.

There is currently no release date set for this film.


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