Amazon pays Robert Downey Jr. for Play Dirty

Several new film and series adaptations of Donald E. Weslake's novels are announced, featuring the iconic anti-hero Parker. The first of these, Play Dirty, will be a movie for Amazon.

A new saga in the making, even if many Weslake novels have already been adapted for cinema and played by Robert Downey Jr., Lee Marvin, Robert Duvall, Mel Gibson and Jason Statham.

The dream team is reforming

For this project intended for the Amazon platform, the dream team of Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is reforming, namely actor Robert Downey Jr., producer Joel Silver and screenwriter director Shane Black. This first film starring Robert Downey Jr. as Parker will be directed by Shane Black from a screenplay written by himself, Charles Mondry and Anthony Bagarozzi. Source: Deadline.