John Cena (The Suicide Squad, Peacemaker) has taken to Twitter to give his followers a first glimpse of Grand Death Lotto, which will also star Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings cast-mates Awkwafina and Simu Liu.
Prime Video's sci-fi tinged action comedy is set in the near-future, where a competition known as the Grand Lottery has been established. But there’s a catch: Kill the winner before sundown, and you can claim the prize.
The behind-the-scenes image features Cena alongside Awkwafina and director Paul Feig.
“I love action comedy and extreme physical comedy and this movie has both in abundance, as well as a boatload of heart and hilarity,” Feig told Variety when the movie was announced. “This lotto will make winners of us all.”
In the film, “New LA transplant Katie (Awkwafina) accidentally finds herself with the winning ticket and must join forces with amateur jackpot protector Noel (Cena) to make it to sundown in order to claim her multi-billion dollar prize, all while dealing with Noel’s protection rival Louis Lewis (Liu), who also wants to get her to sundown in order to claim his rich protection commission.”
The cast also includes Ayden Mayeri (Somebody I Used to Know), Seann William Scott (Welcome to Flatch), Dolly de Leon (Triangle of Sadness) and Donald Elise Watkins (Project Artemis). Rob Yescombe (Outside the Wire) penned the script.
No premiere date has been announced.