‘Deadpool 2’ & ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Director David Leitch, Partner Kelly McCormick Sign With CAA

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CAA tonight signed David Leitch, the previous stuntman who co-directed John Wick, and helmed  Deadpool 2, Quick & Livid Presents: Hobbs & Shaw and Atomic Blonde. Company additionally signed his spouse and artistic companion Kelly McCormick and their firm 87North.

Leitch had been repped by WME and only in the near past was set to direct Bullet Train, the Sony Footage motion film that may star Brad Pitt. That Zak Olkewicz scripted motion movie relies on the Japanese novel Maria Beetle by Kotaro Isaka. Within the novel, 5 assassins discover themselves on a fast-moving bullet prepare from Tokyo to Morioka with only some stops in between. They uncover their missions should not unrelated to 1 one other. The query turns into, who will make it off the prepare alive and what awaits them on the terminal station. Leitch and McCormick produce Bullet Practice with Antoine Fuqua and Kat Samick.

Between Hobbs & Shaw, Deadpool 2, Atomic Blonde and the John Wick franchise they produce, these movies have grossed $2.2 billion in world ticket gross sales. Their upcoming movies embody the Bob Odenkirk-starrer No person for Common Footage and Netflix’s Kate starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Woody Harrelson. They’re creating Violent Night time, Versus and Kung Fu by means of their Common first look, and have the Amblin movie My Dakar Victory and Quick & Free by means of STX. Leitch additionally co-owns and co-founded the stunt design firm 87Eleven Motion Design, with Chad Stahelski, who directs the John Wick movies.

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