No one can accuse Jake Gyllenhaal of resting on his laurels too late.
The Oscar-nominated actor is currently in negotiations with Miramax to star in a film that is still untitled and is being directed by Guy Ritchie, according to Deadline.
The A-list’s leading man, 40, currently has his name attached to no less than three new films, and he is currently out promote The Guilty, which received star reviews after its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2021.
Lobbying for new concert: Jake Gyllenhaal, 40, is in talks with Miramax to star in an untitled film directed by Guy Ritchie
So far, there is no official word on plot details or other potential cast members, but the project will reportedly be in the style of Ritchie’s visual style, which audiences have loved for years. ‘
The film is expected to start filming at the end of the year.
Ritchie has earned his legion of fans with films such as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998), Snatch (2000), RocknRolla (2008), Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes: Game Of Shadows (2011).
In his latest project, the British filmmaker directs the spy film Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre, starring Jason Statham, which premieres on January 21, 2022.
Ritchie, 53, is currently directing the spy film Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre, starring Jason Statham, which premieres on January 21, 2022
If Gyllenhaal actually gets a role in the upcoming Ritchie-directed film, it will be the next film he is working on.
Earlier this week, it was reported that the Brokeback Mountain star had signed up as a starring role in the show called The Prophet.
Directed by Extractions Sam Hargrove, Prophet, is a period cartoon adaptation in which Gyllenhaal plays a man summoned by Germans near the end of World War II and subjected to scientific experiments that gave him superhuman strength, according to Deadline.
His busy schedule will also include a role and Oblivion Song. The cover reports the film is based on the cartoon of the same name from The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and collaborator Lorenzo De Felici, best known for Murder Falcon and Infinite 8.
Busy schedule: Gyllenhaal will also star in a period cartoon adaptation of The Prophet that will be directed by Sam Hargrove; the actor also has a role in Oblivion Song, comic adaptation from The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and collaborator Lorenzo De Felici
Earlier in the year, from January to March, Gyllenhaal shot the action-thriller Ambulance, starring Michael Bay.
Bay’s Hollywood remake of action blockbusters includes Armageddon (2001), Bad Boys II (2003) and the Transformers movie series (2007 – Today).
Gyllenhaal, who plays alongside Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Eiza Gonzalez, plays a working-class man who desperately needs $ 231,000 for his wife’s operation, reaching out to a criminal friend who causes him to take part in a bank robbery on $ 32 million.
Ambulance is scheduled to premiere in theaters in the United States on February 18, 2022.
Gyllenhaal has also been out promoting the film The Guilty
Recorded schedule: The leading man reunited with Southpaw director Antoine Fuqua for The Guilty, who reportedly only took 11 days to shoot due to the partial COVID-19 pandemic
The Los Angeles native reunited with Southpaw director Antoine Fuqua for a crime story, The Guilty, which fell in the United States on September 24th.
Gyllenhaal has been out promoting the film, which only took 11 days to shoot, in part due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘To our director, our fearless leader, @antoinefuqua: #THEGUILTY is a number one movie on Netflix, the actor wrote about The Guilty, who also plays Christina Vidal, in an Instagram post on October 2nd.
‘COVID hardly made the movie possible, but you did not back down and ended up directing this whole movie from a van! WTF. You’re a master. You are an animal. It is an honor to always work with you. Out now everywhere on @Netflix. ‘
High praise: Gyllenhaal thanked Fuqua for making The Guilty No. 1 on Netflix