Netflix acquires Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt starrer Ball and Chain

Updated: May 15, 2020, 12:25 IST | ANI | Washington

Ball and Chain has been acquired by the online video streaming platform and Oscar nominee Emily V Gordon has been tasked to write the script.

Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson in Ball and Chain. Pic/ Instagram
Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson in Ball and Chain. Pic/ Instagram

Actors Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt's superhero film Ball and Chain will be released on Netflix. According to Variety, the film has been acquired by the online video streaming platform and Oscar nominee Emily V Gordon has been tasked to write the script. 'Ball and Chain' is an adaptation of Scott Lobdell's comic of the same name.

The story revolves around the life of a married couple sailing through a relationship turmoil. The twist to the story is that the couple possesses superpowers that only function when they are together. Besides starring in the film, Johnson and Blunt have also turned producers.

Both the actors had earlier shared screen space in Disney's 'Jungle Cruise' the release date of which has been pushed from July 24, 2020, to July 30, 2021, due to the shuttering of theatres amid coronavirus pandemic.

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