Owen Wilson to feature in Paramount action film Secret Headquarters; Project Power director duo to helm

Secret Headquarters is about a kid who discovers the secret headquarters of the world’s most powerful superhero hidden beneath his home

Press Trust of India May 08, 2021 13:42:46 IST
Owen Wilson to feature in Paramount action film Secret Headquarters; Project Power director duo to helm

Hollywood star Owen Wilson is set to headline family action movie Secret Headquarters for Paramount.

Project Power duo Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman will direct the movie from a script they wrote with Josh Koenigsberg, based on a story by Christopher Yost.

The film is being touted as a "high-concept family action movie", according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The story is about a kid who discovers the secret headquarters of the world’s most powerful superhero hidden beneath his home and must defend it with his group of friends when villains attack.

The details of Wilson's character have not been disclosed.

Secret Headquarters will be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Chad Oman with Orlee-Rose Strauss serving as executive producer.

Wilson is best known for starring in films such as Wedding Crashers, Shanghai Noon, Midnight In Paris and Wonder.

He is currently awaiting the release of the Marvel Studios series Loki, co-starring Tom Hiddleston and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. The show will start streaming on Disney Plus on 9 June.

The actor will also feature opposite Jennifer Lopez in the romantic comedy Marry Me and is part of an ensemble cast for Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch.

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