Exclusive: David Mackenzie in Talks to Direct Spy Movie ‘Jett Day’ for Warner Bros.

Collider | 3/18/2019 | Jeff Sneider
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After being rumored to be on the shortlist of directors for Bond 25, **** or High Water filmmaker David Mackenzie has set his sights on a different spy franchise, as he’s in early talks to direct Jett Day for Warner Bros., Collider has exclusively learned.

Written by Ozark creator Bill Dubuque, Jett Day follows a black ops agent on a mission to prevent a newly-discovered diamond mine from falling into Russian hands. Dubuque is expected to produce alongside Jon Berg and Zero Gravity’s Mark Williams. Warner Bros. executive Kevin McCormick will oversee the project for the studio.

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This is the kind of role that is tailor-made for a young A-lister who can carry a franchise, like Michael B. Jordan or Channing Tatum, and a franchise is precisely what Warner Bros. is hoping for here. There’s an underserved audience out there that doesn’t want to wait several years between Bond movies.That’s why Warners is developing a sequel to Dubuque’s previous spy movie The Accountant. In fact, every studio has something...
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