A double change has been made in the draft Apple TV+ made by Scarlett Johanssonwhich was to mark a new collaboration with Chris EvansHowever, the actor had to leave the ranks of Apple’s original drama due to scheduling conflicts due to the filming of the films. Pain Hustlers y Big Red Oneand its place is taken by Channing Tatum (Magic Mike, Dog).
The other modification is behind the lens, with Greg Berlanti taking the reins as director, replacing Jason Batemanwho left the project for creative reasons.
Berlanti is a successful television screenwriter, director and producer, whose TV career began as a screenwriter and executive producer of Dawson’s Creeklater created and executive produced Everwood y Jack & Bobby. Then came series like Brothers and Sisters, Eli Stone, y Political Animals, which earned him WGA, DGA and Globe nominations. He was also an executive producer on You, Supergirl, Doom Patrol, he is currently the executive producer on Arrow, Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Batwoman, y Riverdale de The CW, y The Flight Attendant from HBOMax. He is also producing the Amazon film, My Policeman.
In the cinema, Berlanti has directed The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy, Life As We Know It, y Love, Simon. Project Artemis It will mark his fourth feature film as a director.
Plot details for Project Artemis have yet to be released, other than that it involves the space race in the 1960s.
As for Tatum, his film career got its first big break with the rom-com She’s The Man. Later she would land the leading role in Step Up, along with his ex-wife Jenna Dewan. The actor has been part of various projects where he has put his talent to the test as Public Enemies, G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra, Dear John, The Son of No One, The Eagle, The Vow, Magic Mike, 21 Jump Street, Foxcatcherand more recently, The Lost Cityy Dog.
These Pictures’ Jonathan Lia welcomed Berlanti and Tatum (via Collider):
“We are delighted to welcome Greg Berlanti and Channing Tatum to the Artemis Project. Greg’s passion for character and storytelling has fueled his decades-long career in film and television. We couldn’t be more excited to have him leading our team on this journey. We have been huge fans of Channing for a long time and are extremely honored to finally have the opportunity to work with him.”
Rose Gilroy wrote the script, thus marking his debut as a feature film screenwriter. Johansson will produce alongside Lia and Keenan Flynn of These Pictures Productions.
Filming is expected to kick off soon.