British actress Annabelle Wallis (‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.’ ‘The Mummy’) the female lead opposite Frank Grillo (Wheelman,’ ’Captain America: The Winter Soldier’) and Mel Gibson (‘Daddy’s Home 2,’ ‘Blood Father’) in writer-director Joe Carnahan’s latest, ‘Boss Level.’
A ‘Groundhog Day’-inspired action thriller, the film sees Grillo playing Roy Pulver, a retired Special Forces veteran who is trapped in a never-ending loop resulting in his death. In order to stop his endless suffering, he must figure out who is responsible and stop them.
Per Deadline, Wallis will play Alice, a dental hygienist who hates teeth but has a huge crush on her patient Roy. Ken Jeong (‘Dr. Ken’) and newcomer Mathilde Ollivier (‘The Misfortunes of Francois Jane’) also star.
Producers on the project include Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mark Vahradian, Randall Emmett and George Furla. Grillo’s Production companies are Emmett/Furla/Oasis, Di Bonaventura Pictures. Carnahan and Grillo will also produce, via their production banner, War Party.