Apple TV + is about to complete a deal for “Argylle,” an upcoming spy thriller from Matthew Vaughn whose star-studded cast will include Henry Cavill and Dua Lipa.
Based on the upcoming spy novel of the same name by author Ellie Conway, “Argylle” follows the world’s greatest spy “as he gets caught up on a globe-trotting adventure.” according to Deadline. Both Apple and Vaughn confirmed the news until the deadline, although they did not mention the price. The publication reports that the sale price was about $ 200 million.
“I am delighted to team up with Apple and bring the most compelling spy thriller I have ever read to the only streaming service that can create a franchise of this scale and quality for global audiences to experience,” said Vaughn. Deadline
Cavill will star in the film. Notably, it will also mark Dua Lipa’s first screen debut. Additionally, John Cena, Bryce Dallas Howard, Samuel L. Jackson, Sam Rockwell, Catherine O’Hara, and Bryan Cranston also signed on to the project.
Vaughn is known for films like “Kingsman” and “Stardusts”. He and Apple are also in a current relationship, as the Cupertino tech giant got the rights to “Tetris: The Movie” in 2020.
The script was written by Jason Fuchs, who also produces along with Vaughn’s regular collaborators Adam Bohling and David Reid. Zygi Kamasa, Carlos Peres, Claudia Vaughn and Adam Fishbach will also serve as executive producers.