Deadly Misdiagnosis


In an exciting development for action-comedy enthusiasts, Dave Bautista, known for his roles in Guardians of the Galaxy and Spectre, is set to headline Lionsgate’s upcoming film, “Deadly Misdiagnosis.” Joining him in this star-studded cast are Oscar winner Ben Kingsley and the talented Sofia Boutella, recognized for her performances in Star Trek Beyond and The Mummy.

Directed by J.J. Perry, who recently made waves with his Netflix vampire feature Day Shift, “Deadly Misdiagnosis” boasts a screenplay penned by Rand Ravich and Simon Kinberg, known for their work on X-Men and other notable projects. The film is based on the gripping novel of the same name by Jay Bonansinga.

The story revolves around Joe Flood, a seasoned assassin portrayed by Dave Bautista. When Flood receives a devastating diagnosis of a life-threatening illness, he makes a bold decision to authorize a hit on himself, seeking to avoid the excruciating pain that lies ahead. However, fate takes an unexpected turn when Flood discovers that he was misdiagnosed. Now faced with the realization that he is not terminally ill, Flood finds himself in a perilous situation, forced to defend himself against a relentless army of former colleagues determined to eliminate him.

With the addition of Ben Kingsley and Sofia Boutella to the cast, “Deadly Misdiagnosis” promises to deliver an electrifying blend of action, comedy, and suspense. Kingsley, a veteran actor with an impressive filmography, brings his unparalleled talent to the project. Meanwhile, Boutella, known for her exceptional physicality and captivating on-screen presence, adds an exciting dynamic to the film.

Produced by Andrew Lazar for Mad Chance alongside Steve Richards for Endurance Media, with financing provided by Kia Jam, “Deadly Misdiagnosis” is set to captivate audiences with its unique premise and powerhouse cast. Dave Bautista and Jonathan Meisner will serve as executive producers for Dogbone Entertainment, alongside Scott Lambert.

The film’s distribution rights are being sold by Lionsgate at the prestigious Cannes market, heightening the anticipation for this thrilling action-comedy. Fans can also look forward to seeing Ben Kingsley reprise his beloved Marvel character, Trevor Slattery, in the upcoming Disney+ series Wonder Man, while Sofia Boutella takes on a leading role in Zack Snyder’s highly anticipated film, Rebel Moon.

As the project gains momentum, “Deadly Misdiagnosis” promises to be an adrenaline-fueled, laugh-out-loud ride filled with unexpected twists, expertly choreographed action sequences, and a dash of dark humor. Audiences can prepare themselves for an unforgettable cinematic experience as this talented ensemble brings Jay Bonansinga’s gripping novel to life.


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