Bruce Willis is hoping to blend action and comedy together in his upcoming, yet untitled, new film. To help accomplish that task, producers are surrounding him with an all-star cast of people who are funny, and people who can kick some serious tail.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film has signed five big names to the already star-studded cast. Rapper Tyga, “Fargo” actor Adam Goldberg, “Borat” co-star Ken Davitian, “Scream” star David Arquette and professional boxer Victor Ortiz will all join the private eye comedy starring Willis in the lead role.
According to Variety, the film will follow the adventures and mishaps of a Los Angeles private investigator whose professional and personal lives collide when his pet dog, Buddy, is stolen by a local gang. Willis’ character is forced to do the gang’s bidding in order to protect Buddy from harm. Meanwhile, he’s on the run from two vengeful Samoan brothers as well as a loan shark and his henchmen.
The five diverse celebrities will join previously cast stars such as “Batman vs. Superman” star Jason Momoa, “X-Men” star Famke Janssen, “The Bridge” star Stephanie Sigman, “Silicon Valley” lead Thomas Middleditch, “Roseanne” star John Goodman, “American Hustle’s” Adrian Martinez and “Harold and Kumar” star Kal Penn.
Mark and Robb Cullen, will direct the movie, which Empire Online reports was filming under the working title “Going Under.” The brothers are responsible for writing the 2010 flop “Cop Out” where Willis co-starred as a gruff police officer alongside Tracy Morgan. As the outlet notes, it’s possible that their involvement in the new movie could be considered a bit of a red flag right out of the gate.
One of the more surprising additions to the cast is Tyga, who has been making headlines recently thanks to his tumultuous relationship with Kylie Jenner. The 25-year-old rapper will also appear in the upcoming “Barber Shop 3” in 2016.