STXfilms today announced that Ken Jeong (Crazy Rich Asians), Parisa Fitz-Henley (Midnight Texas) and Chloe Coleman (Big Little Lies) have joined the cast of the upcoming action comedy My Spy, starring Dave Bautista. Peter Segal is directing the script written by Jon and Erich Hoeber.
My Spy follows a hardened CIA operative (Bautista) who finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl, having been sent undercover to surveil her family. The film is currently in production in Toronto.
“My Spy is the perfect vehicle to highlight Dave’s undeniable humor and charm, while continuing to stay true to his action roots,” said Adam Fogelson, Chairman of STXfilms. “His father/daughter-like chemistry with Chloe Coleman is a true pleasure to watch, and we could not have asked for a stronger roster of funny and talented co-stars to round out the cast of this wildly entertaining film.”
Good Fear’s Chris Bender and Jake Weiner are producing the project alongside MWM Studios, Dave Bautista, Jonathan Meisner and Peter Segal. Gigi Pritzker serves as a producer, Rachel Shane and Adrian Alperovich serve as executive producers, and Stacy Calabrese a co-producer, all on behalf of MWM Studios. Erich Hoeber, Jon Hoeber and Michael Flynn also serve as executive producers.
STXfilms’ SVP of Production Drew Simon and Director of Development Kate Vorhoff will oversee the film’s production on behalf of the studio.