Lionsgate action-comedy is currently negotiating with "Outlander" star Sam Heughan to star as the male lead opposite to Kate McKinnon and Mila Kunis. The film entitled "The Spy who Dumped Me" is set to start filming this summer and is set to be released on July 6, 2018.

Sussana Fogel, who is known for her exemplary works in ABC's "Chasing Life," is set to direct the movie. She will also be co-writing the script together with David Iserson. "The Spy who Dumped Me" is a film which centers the life of two best friends and who will both take part in a conspiracy. Meanwhile, one of them will discover that the boyfriend who once dumped her is actually a spy.

Hueghan to play as spy

Heughan is set to play the male lead in the film. Meanwhile, McKinnon and Kunis will portray the role as best friends. Eventually, one of them will discover that her partner was a spy and it is where Heughan’s character to come in. On the other hand, the upcoming comedy movie is believed to suit well on McKinnon since she has been known as a standout performer in "Saturday Night Live." In addition, Kunis is also known for voicing Meg Griffin on "Family Guy" since 1999.

On the other hand, Heughan also has started to establish his career with his popular role in "Outlander" series as Jamie Fraser. The series has aired for two seasons in Starz and has been renewed for two or more installment. It centers on the life of a nurse during World War II who finds herself being transported back to Scotland where she then met Heughan's character as Jamie.

Meanwhile, if the deal between Lionsgate and Heughan will go through, the movie will be his first big starring role in the world of Hollywood. Further, "The Spy who Dumped Me" will be produced by Brian Grazer of Imagine Entertainment. The production intends to start the pic shoots this summer.

Project currently in negotiation

As of now, the movie project for the Scottish actor is yet to be confirmed and is still currently in talks.

The film is currently overseen by Lionsgate's representatives Peter Kang and Geoff Shaevitz. Along with the negotiations are Imagine’s Erica Huggins and Julie Oh, who are currently handling the project.

Meanwhile, Heughan is being represented by Ruth Young from United Agents of UTA and an attorney named Steve Warren. Further, "The Spy who Dumped Me" is said to be taken from the movie "The Spy who Loved Me," which is James Bond's tenth film series and the tenth book of Ian Fleming's novel.


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