One Guardian of the Galaxy is sticking to the Sci-Fi Fantasy world. Dave Bautista joins Universe’s Most Wanted per The Wrap.
Bautista portrays an intergalactic peacekeeper who works with the town sheriff’s son to stop the escape of a spaceship of alien prisoners. The universe’s most wanted have crash landed in a small town, and the battle is on. They are the last hope to save the world.
Brad Peyton will serve as director and producer. Jimmy Loweree and F. Scott Frazier penned the screenplay. Jeff Fierson, Jonathan Meisner and Bautista will co-produce with Peyton. AGC Studios is the engine behind the project.
Peyton gives his thoughts on Bautista joining the film. “Jeff and I are incredibly excited to be teaming up with Dave, Jonathan and AGC on this project. Scott and Jimmy are terrific writers and have conceived of the perfect sci-fi tentpole that fits perfectly into ASAP’s brand and my directing sensibilities. We couldn’t be more thrilled to get going on ‘Universe’s Most Wanted!’ This is the type of fun mysterious and irreverent adventure we all need right now.” The film is currently on the search for the remainder of its cast.