The Pakistani-American actor Kumail Nanjiani is known for his performance in hit TV series Silicon Valley and the Big Sick. He is also known as a standup comedian and made appearances in various comedy shows such as Comedy Central, Saturday Night Live and various more.
On the other hand, the entire world knows who WWE superstar John Cena is. The wrestler who has also appeared in a number of Hollywood works will now be seen sharing the screen with Nanjiani!
The film will be directed by Zombieland’s Ruben Fleischer who came up with the project in 2016. The name of the film is still not decided yet, but both, Cena and Nanjiani will play the lead roles of police officers who will share the development of fondness and respect for one another.
"There is a potential John Cena-Kumail Nanjiani buddy cop movie in the works."
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— Defective Pikachu (@bradcandoit) September 26, 2017
Kumail Nanjiani and John Cena team up for new Buddy cop film. pic.twitter.com/2EYz4UIeWM
— Global Village Space (@GVS_News) September 28, 2017
From the director of Zombieland, no less. And it might just work. https://t.co/F0nzt4Oi5C
— One Perfect Shot (@OnePerfectShot) September 26, 2017
In 2016, Fleischer announced that the project would be around ‘Lethal Weapon Hybrid’ and Cops.
Nanjiani was born in Pakistan and earned his high school education from Karachi Grammar School. The 39-year-old when to the United States at the age of 18 and earned his degree in Computer Science and Philosophy.
It will be exciting to see Kumail Nanjiani sharing the screen space with one of the famous entertainers, John Cena. In a blend of two different entertainers, let’s see how successful this film may be!