Bryce Dallas Howard and Orlando Bloom to Star in British Action-Comedy ‘Deep Cover’ for Prime Video

Bryce Dallas Howard and Orlando Bloom will lead the all-star cast of Prime Video’s U.K. Original movie “Deep Cover.”

The British action-comedy will also feature Sean Bean (“Game of Thrones”), Nick Mohammed (“Ted Lasso”), Ian McShane (“John Wick”), Paddy Considine (“Game of Thrones”) and Sonoya Mizuno (“Maniac,” “House of the Dragon”).

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According to its official description, “Deep Cover” sees “three improv actors hired by the police to help stage low-level stings. Their instinct to ‘always say yes’ without breaking character leads them deep inside the London criminal underworld.” Production is set to begin on Feb. 5 in London.

“Deep Cover” is based on an original script by “Jurassic World” collaborators Derek Connolly and Colin Trevorrow, with British improv duo Ben Ashenden and Alexander Owen setting the script in London. “Stath Lets Flats” helmer Tom Kingsley is on board to direct. Trevorrow is producing via his Metronome Film Co. alongside Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. Annys Hamilton will co-produce.

“We’re delighted to be bringing this new action-comedy to our customers,” Tushar Jindal, head of content, U.K. for Prime Video said in a statement. “With an incredible cast, a top-class creative team and a fantastic script we know it’s going to be a hit.”

Howard’s latest film, Matthew Vaughn’s spy comedy “Argylle,” premieres on Friday. Bloom was most recently seen in Neill Blomkamp’s sports drama “Gran Turismo.”

While a release date has not yet been set, “Deep Cover” will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.

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