Making another major Sony acquisition, Netflix has picked up the distribution rights to Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson’s next film, The man from Toronto. Here’s a rundown of everything we know so far about the next movie which was originally slated to arrive in August.
The film, which falls under the Sony Pictures Entertainment banner, was originally announced in January 2020, with Jason Statham being wanted for the role of Woody Harrelson. The film reportedly has a budget of $75 million.
Netflix acquired the rights to it from Sony in April 2022. Netflix has acquired a number of Sony movies in recent years, mostly in the animation department. In 2021, for example, Netflix acquired three animated films with The Mitchells Vs. The Machines and Long live being the two largest.
by Netflix The man from Toronto was led by Patrick Hughes (The Expendables 3, The Hitman’s Bodyguard) and is based on a script by Robbie Fox and Chris Bremner. Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal and Steve Tisch produced, with Bill Bannerman, Aaron L. Gilbert and Jason Cloth serving as executive producers.
What is the plot of the Toronto man?
Here is the connection line for Netflix The man from Toronto:
What happens when the world’s deadliest assassin, known as “the man from Toronto”, and Teddy, New York’s biggest screw-up, are mistaken for each other in a rented Airbnb? The Toronto man and Teddy are forced to team up and save the day, but the real question is whether they’ll survive each other.
who is thrown into the Toronto man?
The two main stars of The man from Toronto are Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson. Hart will play Teddy, the failure, while Harrelson will be the deadly assassin.
The man from Toronto also stars Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory), Jasmine Mathews (tomorrow’s war), Ellen Barkin (Animal Kingdom), Lela Loren (Altered carbon), Pierson Fode (Love glory and beauty), Jencarlos Canela (Other people’s suns) and Tomohisa Yamashita (code blue).
What is the production status of the Toronto man?
Filming for Netflix The man from Toronto Originally slated to begin in March 2020, but due to the pandemic and Woody Harrelson’s recasting of Jason Statham, filming was pushed back several months and finally began on October 15, 2020.
Filming ended on December 17 of the same year. Production took place in Atlanta, USA, and a number of locations in Canada, including Ontario, Toronto, Milton, and more.
Here are some pictures of the build:
What is the Netflix release date for the Toronto man?
The man from Toronto has been a victim of the pandemic so far. It has been rescheduled several times. It was originally supposed to be released in November 2020 before being moved to September 2021, but then pulled completely. It was then due to be released in August 2022 but again, that date is no longer applicable.
A Netflix release date has yet to be decided, but given that the show is in the bag so to speak, we shouldn’t be waiting long.
Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to the film outside of China.
If you’re in the US, you’d have gotten this movie in the first window (we originally expected it to arrive between January and March 2023) Netflix hit last year regardless.