WWE famous person and actor John Cena is teaming with Jackie Chan for Challenge X. The movie beforehand had the working title of Ex-Baghdad. Arash Amel will present the script for the undertaking.
Challenge X options Chan as a Chinese language non-public safety contractor in Baghdad, who helps to save lots of oil employees when their refinery is attacked. Cena’s character is a former American Marine instructing orphans in Baghdad, and the 2 work collectively as they uncover the assault was a part of a plan to steal oil from the refinery.
The 16-time World Heavyweight Champion has seen his appearing roles enhance through the years, together with his most up-to-date work coming within the Common Footage comedy Blockers, in addition to voicing the titular character within the animated Ferdinand. His subsequent film function will come within the Transformers spinoff, Bumblebee, out in theaters on Dec. 21. Cena will even voice Baron Draxum, a new villain created for the Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated reboot for Nickelodeon.
Challenge X is produced by Jackie Chan, Joe Tam, Esmond Ren and Hans Canosa. No launch date has been set for the movie.
(by way of Deadline)