Chris Pratt is all set to feature in the upcoming karate comedy flick ‘The Black Belt’.
The ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ star has been officially signed on to star and produce the upcoming indie comedy, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Backed by Monarch Media, the film is described as a coming-of-age story that follows a shy, unassuming teenager on a quest for an expertise in karate and the unorthodox uncle who guides him along the way.
Though it is not confirmed, Chris Pratt will play the boy’s uncle who is determined to become a karate expert. He will produce the film through his banner, Indivisible Productions alongside his partner Jon Schumacher, per THR.
Monarch Media’s Steve Barnett and Alan Powell will also produce ‘The Black Belt’, while Vicky Patel will serve as an executive producer.
Chris Pratt’s Indivisible Productions is currently working on an action film titled ‘Saigon Bodyguards’ with the Russo brothers.
The 41-year-old actor, whose producing credits include a 2012 wrestling documentary called ‘On the Mat,’ and his forthcoming sci-fi ‘The Tomorrow War’ will also lead and produce the upcoming series ‘The Terminal List’ alongside director Antoine Fuqua, reports Collider.
On the other hand, Chris Pratt will be reprising his role as Peter Quill aka Star Lord in ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ alongside Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, and Tessa Thompson, per Variety.