EXCLUSIVE: Electrical Panda Leisure and Gold Star Productions introduced immediately that Miles Brown (Black-ish) and Andrew Koji (Bullet Prepare, Warrior) are set to star within the upcoming comedic action-thriller Sixteen. Emmy-nominated stunt coordinator/motion director Brett Chan (Netflix’s Wednesday, MAX’s Warrior) can be making his characteristic directorial debut, from the screenplay written by Jason Bourque (Insomnia), Phillip Mitchell and David Zanardi (A Wine Nation Christmas). Manufacturing is ready to start Winter 2023 in Vancouver.

The movie is being produced by Ken Frith and co-writer Jason Bourque of Gold Star Productions (Drone), and Yas Taalat, Gabriel Napora and Yipeng Ben Lu of Electrical Panda Leisure (The Informer). Government producers embody Adam Riback, Costa Vassos and Cody Sparshu.

Sixteen is a high-concept motion movie within the vein of Kick-Ass and Superbad, a few skilled hitman (Koji) who’s been reincarnated as a sixteen-year-old boy (Brown), and should now tackle the crime syndicate accountable for his loss of life, whereas attempting to outlive high-school another time.

“Miles Brown’s presence in our film will shatter boundaries, showcasing a new generation of action heroes that the world desperately needs,” mentioned Electrical Panda’s Yas Taalat. “His captivating talent and undeniable charisma embody the power of representation, inspiring young minds to believe in their own potential. Through his magnetic presence, Miles ignites a transformative wave, reminding us that heroes come in every shape, color and form, creating a more inclusive industry.”

Director Brett Chan follows up with a remark, “Working with Andrew Koji has been an absolute thrill and honor, both on the MAX series Warrior and now on our new film project Sixteen. Andrew’s raw talent, dedication, and unwavering commitment to his craft have truly elevated our collaboration to extraordinary heights. His remarkable ability to embody complex characters and seamlessly execute intricate action sequences is unparalleled. Our working relationship has flourished, fueled by mutual respect and a shared vision for pushing the boundaries of storytelling.”

Miles Brown starred as ‘Jack Johnson’ on the ABC hit present Blackish, for which he gained a NAACP Picture Award for Excellent Efficiency by a Youth in a Collection. He at the moment voices the function of ‘Gillington Weber’ in Nickelodeon’s animated sequence, Monster Excessive, and voiced the function of ‘Young Ekko’ within the hit Netflix animated sequence, Arcane. Miles could be seen because the lead of ‘Emmet’ in Bridget Stokes’s Boy Genius reverse Rita Wilson and Nora Dunn, and as a youthful model of the long-lasting composer “Wayne Shorter” in Zero Gravity out on Amazon in August. In 2018, Miles was named certainly one of The Hollywood Reporter‘s Prime 30 Stars Below Age 18.

Andrew Koji was most just lately seen reverse Brad Pitt in Bullet Prepare for Sony, and Paramount’s Snake Eyes, a part of the GI Joe franchise, reverse Henry Golding. He just lately wrapped Season 3 because the lead of Jonathan Tropper’s acclaimed MAX sequence Warrior, impressed by the writings of Bruce Lee. Up subsequent for Koji is Definitely worth the Wait alongside Lana Condor, Boy Kills World with Invoice Skarsgard, and Seneca reverse John Malkovich. Previous tv credit embody the Netflix’s The Innocents, the Starz sequence American Gods, and Netflix/BBC’s Peaky Blinders.

Miles Brown is represented by CAA, Stride Administration, and Felker, Toczek, Suddleson, Abramson, McGinnis & Ryan.

Andrew Koji is represented by UTA, Principal Leisure LA, Conway Van Gelder Grant and Myman, Greenspan, Fox, Rosenberg, Mobasser, Youthful & Gentle.

Brett Chan is represented by Echo Lake Leisure.