Stand-up comedian Jason Mantzoukas and Homeland‘s Rupert Friend have joined the cast of Paramount’s upcoming action thriller Infinite, which features an already hefty cast of Mark Wahlberg and Dylan O’Brien in undisclosed roles according to Deadline.
Antoine Fuqua will be directing this adaptation of the novel The Reincarnationist Papers by Eric Maikranz. The film follows a man who discovers his hallucinations are actual visions from past lives. Ian Shoor is adapting the film’s script while Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, John Zaozirny, Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Mark Huffam are in charge of production. The trio of Fuqua, Mark Vahradian and Raphael Crohn will serve as executive producers.
Mantzoukas is no stranger to the silver screen, as the actor was recently seen in the hit action film John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum and the Sundance exclusive The Long Dumb Road which premiered last year. Mantzoukas’ previous film credits include The House, The Dictator, How to Be Single, Sleeping With Other People, and Neighbors.
From a television perspective, Mantzoukas has maintained some renowned roles on Big Mouth, The League, The Good Place, I’m Sorry, No Activity, Kroll Show, Modern Family, Transparent, Broad City, Parks & Recreation, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Infinite is expected to premiere in theaters August 7th 2020.