Hannah Waddingham has joined the cast of David Leitch’s The Fall Guy, alongside Ryan Gosling, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Winston Duke, Stephanie Hsu, and Emily Blunt. In the film, Waddingham plays the role of a producer of the stunt-packed movie which is now in trouble. The Fall Guy is scheduled to hit theaters on March 1, 2024.
The film follows a 1980s show that starred Lee Majors, A battered and past-his-prime stuntman who finds himself working on a movie set with the star for whom he doubled long ago and who replaced him. The star then goes missing.
The filming is currently happening in Australia. Directed by David Leitch from a screenplay by Drew Pearce. The film stars Ryan Gosling as a stuntman, Emily Blunt as a prosthetic makeup artist with a romantic connection to the stuntman, Aaron Taylor-Johnson as a movie star that goes missing, Stephanie Hsu as the movie star’s personal assistant, and Winston Duke as the stuntman’s best friend.
Produced by Leitch, Gosling, Glen A. Larson, Kelly McCormick, Guymon Casady, Drew Pearce, and Geoff Shaevitz. Universal Pictures, 87North Productions, and Entertainment 360 are production companies.
Hannah Waddingham is best known for her role-playing Rebecca Welton in the Apple TV+ comedy series Ted Lasso. Waddingham most recently appeared as the character Mother Witch in Disney’s Hocus Pocus 2, which is now streaming on Disney +.