Samuel L. Jackson recently premiered Secret Invasion, a Marvel and Disney+ series. The actor is already negotiating his next project, in which he could play the President of the United States.
according to deadline, Samuel L Jackson negotiated his participation The Beast is a movie written by Umair Alem, with James Madigan (Medal of Honor) as Director.
“The title of the film refers to a presidential limousine dubbed “The Beast” by the Secret Service. The impenetrable tank is equipped with grenades, shotguns, armor, and protection against bullets and bombs. When an unknown enemy militia coordinates a coup against the United States, the President discovers the extent of the Beast’s secret attack capabilities. Separated from his wife, the President must learn to control the beast in order to save his life, that of Secret Service agent Taft, and America,“, says the synopsis of the volume.
As the American media point out, Joel Kinnaman is known for his role as Rick Flag in suicide squadHe is also in negotiations for the role of Taft. The film secured a tentative agreement with the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) before the strike began and, as Deadline points out, has already begun pre-production. Keith Kjarval, Fifth Season, John Logan Pierson, and Peter Berg are producing the film.
“The Beast” won’t be the first film in which Jackson plays the president. Previously, he had already taken on this role in Big Hunt, a 2014 Finnish film directed by Jalmari Helander that follows the bizarre adventure of the White House tenant when, After Air Force One is shot down by terrorists, he must survive in the inhospitable, frigid wilderness of Scandinavia.
In addition to The Beast, Jackson will next appear in The Marvels (release November 9, 2023), Argylle (February 2, 2024) alongside Henry Cavill, John Cena, and Bryce Dallas Howard; The Art of Killing (undated in Spain) with Uma Thurman; The Piano Lesson, Last Meal, and Damaged.