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Chris Pratt, Wu Jing to Star in 'Saigon Bodyguards' Remake From Russo Bros.

Chris Pratt and Wu Jing
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Universal is behind the pic.

Chris Pratt and Wu Jing, the star of the massive Chinese box office hit Wolf Warrior, will star in an English language remake of action-comedy Saigon Bodyguards for Universal.

Anthony and Joe Russo, who worked with Pratt on Avengers: End Game and Wu on Wolf Warrior 2, will produce the movie that is based on a 2016 Vietnamese feature, which follows two bodyguards that must locate a high profile heir that was kidnapped on their watch. Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck are set to write the script.

Pratt will produce through his Indivisible Productions alongside the Russos and Mike Larocca via AGBO.

Matt Reilly will oversee the project on behalf of the studio. Creative Executive Kassee Whiting will oversee the project on behalf of AGBO.

Pratt, who recently wrapped filming on the third Jurassic World movie, is repped by UTA, Rise Management and Sloane Offer.

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