Regé-Jean Web page, who made followers swoon because the dashing duke in Netflix's Bridgerton, has come aboard to star in and govt produce Paramount's reboot of The Saint. In the meantime, playwright and actor Kwame Kwei-Armah has been introduced in to write down a brand new draft of the script for the journey thriller. That is Web page’s second venture with Paramount following the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons. Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Brad Krevoy will probably be producing the reboot, in addition to Robert Evans, who died in 2019 and can obtain a posthumous credit score.
The Saint is predicated on the early Twentieth-century journey novels by Leslie Charteris that featured a mysterious man named Simon Templar taking down criminals. The character proved fairly widespread, showing in comics, serials, and, in fact, motion pictures and tv. Earlier than he was James Bond, Roger Moore starred within the Nineteen Sixties British TV sequence, whereas Val Kilmer starred in Paramount’s 1997 movie The Saint.
Web page’s work as Bridgerton's heartthrob, Simon Basset made him one in every of Hollywood’s hottest (and charming) actors, with legions of followers disenchanted when it was revealed that he received't seem in Season Two of Bridgerton. It's an enormous tragedy certainly, however fortuitously, Web page is making up for it with loads of different promising new roles.
Since his rise in Hollywood, he lined up roles within the Russo brothers’ The Grey Man with Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling, in addition to Paramount’s Dungeons & Dragons film. The Saint can be Web page's first time headlining a studio function.
Whereas it's unclear after we can count on Web page's The Saint to return out, Bridgerton followers are positive to be excited that extra Web page is on the best way.
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