Jake Gyllenhaal has another action movie on his list as he’s set to star in To run away, a heist thriller that follows a group of thieves who use high-powered speedboats to steal superyachts. Unfortunately, a heist takes a turn when they end up stealing the wrong thing from the wrong group of people. Isn’t that always the case.
To run away was written by John Glenn (Sharp eye) with New Republic Pictures winning the rights to the spec script after a bidding war. In addition to starring in the heist film, Jake Gyllenhaal will also produce the film through his production company Nine Stories Productions. It is unclear who Gyllenhaal would star in To run awaybut it’s a safe bet that he will play the leader of the super-yacht thieves.
Jake Gyllenhaal’s next gig will see him team up with Guy Ritchie for an Afghan war film. Gyllenhaal will play Sergeant John Kinley, who is on his last tour of duty. He is assigned to survey the area and teams up with Ahmed, a local interpreter, but when their unit is ambushed on patrol, Kinley and Ahmed are the only survivors. “With enemy fighters in pursuit, Ahmed risks his own life to carry a wounded Kinley through miles of grueling terrain to safety,” reads the official description. “Back on American soil, Kinley learns that Ahmed and his family have not been allowed to travel to America as promised. Determined to protect his friend and repay his debt, Kinley returns to the war zone to retrieve Ahmed and his family before the local militias get to them first.The actor is also in talks to star in a Relay remake.
Jake Gyllenhaal will next be seen with Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Eiza González in Michael Bay’s Ambulance. Gyllenhaal plays a lifelong criminal who convinces his adoptive brother to participate in a multi-million dollar bank robbery. When the robbery goes awry after an LAPD officer is shot, the brothers are on the run in an ambulance with an EMT and the officer they shot as hostages. Ambulance is set to hit theaters on April 8, 2022.