John Cena and Zac Efron to star in Peter Farrelly’s ‘Ricky Stanicky’
John Cena and Zac Efron have been roped in to play the leads in Peter Farrelly’s new comedy venture ‘Ricky Stanicky’. Marking the return of Farrelly to comedy this film is set to steam worldwide on Amazon’s Prime Video. The production work of the venture has started in Melbourne, Queensland, and Australia.
According to the reports, the film’s plot revolves around three friends and Jermaine Fowler has been signed to play the third lead. As per the plot, the three friends create a fictional character as their friends to get out of tricky situations. However, as their significant others become suspicious of their actions, they are forced to hire an actor to play their friend to sort out the situation.
Announcing the venture, Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon and MGM Studios said, “We are excited to embark on this new project with comedy legend Peter Farrelly.” “With Peter’s expertise and what are sure-to-be hilarious performances from our stellar cast led by Zac Efron, John Cena and Jermaine Fowler, our Prime Video viewers around the world are in store for a bit of mischief and a lot of laughs.”
“I’m very grateful to Amazon, as well as Paul Currie, Thorsten Schumacher, and John Jacobs, for finally bringing Ricky Stanicky to life,” Farrelly said.