Simu Liu, John Cena, and Awkwafina star in Paul Feig’s comedy for Amazon
Paul Feig’s Grand Death Lotto starring John Cena, Awkwafina, and Simu Liu is trying its luck at Amazon Prime Video.
Almost everyone wishes they could win the lottery. Winning could change your life dramatically, revealing things about the people closest to you. Keeping quiet about your benefits is a good way to roll, especially if you don’t want people coming out of the woodwork for a piece of your action. Once everyone knows you’ve won, frustration is an inevitable byproduct of your financial success. What if, when he won, it was legal for someone to kill you and take the prize for themselves? That’s the concept for Big Death Lottonew comedy from Paul Feig starring John Cena ( A fairy, F9: The Fast Saga), terrier (The Farewell, The Bad Guys), and Simu Liu (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Kim resource).
Feig is directing the film from a script written by Rob Yescombe (Outside the wire). The film, which comes from Amazon Studios, will be produced by Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum of Roth/Kirschenbaum Films and Laura Fischer and Paul Feig of Feigco Entertainment. John Cena, Zack Roth, and Rob Yescombe will produce action.
Here’s the official synopsis via Amazon Prime Video:
In short, the Big Lottery was founded in economically challenged California. The only catch? Eliminate the winner before you sink, and you can legally claim their prize. New L.A. transplant Katie (Awkwafina) accidentally finds herself with the winning ticket and must team up with amateur jackpot defender Noel (John Cena) to get him to step down to claim the multiple prize. to get her billion dollars, while dealing with Noel’s defense rival Louis Lewis (Simu Liu), who also wants to drive her off into the sunset to claim his rich defense commission.
The Amazon Original Movie will be available to stream on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories worldwide. Production will begin next week.
“Big Death Lotto is the kind of original idea that audiences have been craving, and there’s no one better than the incredibly talented Paul Feig to steer the ship,” said Jennifer Salke, CEO of Amazon and MGM Studios. “We can’t wait to see John Cena, Awkwafina, and Simu Liu bring this fun, action-packed script to life for our Prime Video customers around the world.”
“I love action comedy and serious physical comedy and this film has both in abundance, as well as heart-pounding and funny,” said director Paul Feig. “This lotto will bring us all winners.”
How long would you last if people hunted you for your lottery winnings? Do you have a place to hide until the storm blows over? Where is it? So that I know you will be safe. Yeah, that’s the ticket.
i guess Big Death Lotto it could be a lot of fun. Cena, Awkwafina, and Liu have great comedic chops and know their way around intense physical activity. We could all be winners, with the three of them giving their all to this mischievous foundation. Feel free to comment below and let us know if you’re looking forward to Paul Feig’s Big Death Lotto.