"Freelance" is an upcoming action-comedy movie from the United States. Directed by Pierre Morel and featuring the debut feature writing of Jacob Lentz, the film stars John Cena, Alison Brie, Juan Pablo Raba, and Christian Slater.
After his retirement from the Army, Mason Pettits, a former Special Forces operator, finds himself in the role of providing security for journalist Claire Wellington during her interview with Juan Venegas, the president of Paldonia. However, their interview takes a dramatic turn when a military coup erupts, compelling the trio to make a daring escape into the jungle.
A former special forces operator accepts a security assignment to safeguard a journalist during her interview with a dictator. However, in the midst of the interview, a military coup suddenly erupts, compelling them to flee into the jungle, where they must now fight for survival.
John Cena as Mason Pettits, retired special forces operator
Alison Brie as Claire Wellington, journalist
Juan Pablo Raba as President Juan Venegas
Alice Eve as Mason's wife
Marton Csokas Christian Slater as Mason's boss
Director Pierre Morel
Writer Jacob Lentz
Mason Pettits (played by John Cena), a former special forces operative, finds himself stuck in a mundane desk job. Reluctantly, he takes on a freelance assignment to provide private security for Claire Wellington (portrayed by Alison Brie), a washed-up journalist. Claire's mission is to interview the ruthless yet impeccably dressed dictator, Juan Venegas (depicted by Juan Pablo Raba).
As fate would have it, a military coup erupts just as Claire is on the verge of uncovering the story of a lifetime. Now, this unlikely trio must navigate the challenges of the jungle and the complexities of their own personalities as they strive to survive.
"FREELANCE" is a gripping film from director Pierre Morel, known for "TAKEN" and "PEPPERMINT." The screenplay is penned by Jacob Lentz and is produced by Relativity Media.
Release date October 27, 2023 (United States)
Country of origin United States
Languages English Spanish French
Production companies AGC StudiosEndurance MediaSentient Entertainment