Chris Hemsworth, Tiffany Haddish Team Up for Action Comedy 'Down Under Cover'
Peter Hoare is penning the script for the buddy cop comedy to be shopped in Cannes by FilmNation and CAA.
Avengers: Endgame star Chris Hemsworth and Tiffany Haddish are set to star in Down Under Cover, a buddy cop action comedy to be shopped at Cannes, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
The film, being penned by Peter Hoare, will see Hemsworth play a cop who goes undercover to solve a string of casino heists where a troupe of Australian male erotic dancers are suspected as culprits. Also investigating is a lone wolf detective, played by Haddish, who clashes with her crime-solving partner.
FilmNation is handling international sales, and CAA will shop for a domestic distribution partner. Hemsworth, repped by CAA, is also set to portray wrestling superstar Hulk Hogan in an upcoming biopic, and after Avengers: Endgame has another tentpole, Men in Black: International, set for a June 14 release.
Haddish, who is repped by UTA and Artists First, after her 2017 breakout in Girls Trip most recently voiced Queen Watevra Wa'Nabi in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. She continues to star opposite Tracy Morgan on TBS' The Last O.G.
Her upcoming projects include Warner Bros.' 1970s mob drama The Kitchen, opposite Melissa McCarthy; Illumination's The Secret Life of Pets 2; and the Paramount comedy Limited Partners, opposite Rose Byrne and Salma Hayek.
Hemsworth is repped by CAA and Fourward.