Carry-On, produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment and starring Kingsman’s Taron Egerton, is one of Netflix’s most hotly anticipated upcoming movies. Here’s everything we know about Carry-On so far.
The movie will be directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, who helmed projects such as The Shallows, Unknown, Jungle Cruise, and Black Adam, both starring Dwayne Johnson.
TJ Fixman penned the screenplay’s first draft, with Michael Green doing the most recent polish. Fixman is also currently attached to Netflix’s Past Midnight.
First announced in July 2022, Carry-On is one of the projects in the pipeline produced by Amblin Partners as part of their overall deal with Netflix. Amblin Partners is headed up by Steven Spielberg and said deal was struck back in June 2021.
Holly Bario, Amblin’s president of production, will oversee the project on behalf of the studio.
Brian Williams will exec produce via Dylan Clark Productions, as well Scott Greenberg and Seth William Meier.
Here’s everything else we know about Netflix’s Carry-On:
What’s the plot of Carry-On?
Here’s the logline for Netflix’s Carry-On:
The thriller centers on Ethan Kopek, a young TSA agent who gets blackmailed by a mysterious traveler to let a dangerous package slip through security and onto a Christmas Day flight.
Who is cast in Carry-On?
Netflix’s Carry-On will star Taron Egerton as its lead, Ethan Kopek.
Egerton’s most recent projects include The Kingsman, Rocketman, and Black Bird. Deadline’s sources say he was the only actor to read and meet on the project; he and Collet-Serra instantly hit it off and a deal to sign on quickly followed.
Since Egerton’s casting, two rounds of additional casting have been announced by Netflix, with one batch on September 26th and the other on October 17th, 2022.
Let’s break down the full cast list, then!
- Sofia Carson (Purple Hearts) Pictured:top left
- Danielle Deadwyler (The Harder They Fall, the upcoming Till) Pictured: top middle
- Logan Marshall-Green (Lou, Redeeming Love) Pictured:top right
- Dean Norris (Breaking Bad, Claws) Pictured: Middle left
- Sinqua Walls (White Men Can’t Jump, Nanny) Pictured: Middle
- Tonatiuh (Angelyne, Promised Land ) Pictured: Middle right
- Joe Williamson (Black Bird, Ford v Ferrari) Pictured: Bottom left
- Gil Perez-Abraham (The Batman, Our Son) Pictured: Bottom middle
- Curtiss Cook (West Side Story, The Devil You Know)
- Josh Brener (Silicon Valley, All My Life)
- Theo Rossi (True Story)
What’s the production status of Carry-On?
Netflix’s Carry-On is currently in pre-production with filming planned to begin on September 26, 2022, in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Cleveland, Ohio, in the US.
Production is tentatively set to wrap on December 16, 2022, according to Production Weekly issue 1309.
T.J. Fixman posted on Instragram that he had received a gift from Netflix to celebrate the start of production.
What’s the Netflix release date for Carry-On?
Netflix hasn’t announced any dates for Carry-On, but considering its very early development stage, we can probably expect only a late 2023 or 2024 release date.
Finally, if you want even more behind-the-scenes pictures and info, there’s an excellent Instagram account called carry_onupdates collating all available information.
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