Upcoming Joseph Gordon-Levitt Movies We Are Excited About

December 1, 2018
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is an American actor, filmmaker, singer, and entrepreneur. As a child, he appeared in the films ‘A River Runs Through It’, ‘Angels in the Outfield’, and ’10 Things I Hate About You’, and as Tommy Solomon in the TV series ‘3rd Rock from the Sun’. He took a break from acting to study at Columbia University, but dropped out in 2004 to pursue acting again. He has since starred in ‘500 Days of Summer’, ‘Inception’, ‘Hesher’, ’50/50′, ‘Premium Rush’, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, ‘Brick’, ‘Looper’, ‘The Lookout’, ‘Manic’, ‘Lincoln’, ‘Mysterious Skin’, and ‘G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra’. He portrayed Philippe Petit in the Robert Zemeckis-directed film ‘The Walk’ in 2015, and whistleblower Edward Snowden in the Oliver Stone film ‘Snowden’ in 2016. For his leading performances in ‘500 Days of Summer’ and ’50/50′, he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

He also founded the online production company hitRECord in 2004 and has hosted his own TV series, HitRecord on TV, since January 2014, winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media – Social TV Experience in the same year. In 2013, he made his feature film directing and screenwriting debut with Don Jon, in which he also stars. He previously directed and edited two short films, both of which were released in 2010: ‘Morgan M. Morgansen’s Date with Destiny’ and ‘Morgan and Destiny’s Eleventeenth Date : The Zeppelin Zoo’.

At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Joseph Gordon-Levitt movie ? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Joseph Gordon-Levitt films scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.

1. 7500 (2019)

‘7500’ is an upcoming German-American action-thriller film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the film is directed by Patrick Vollrath, in his directorial feature-length film debut. The story follows a pilot whose aircraft is hi-jacked at 30,000 feet by terrorists. The movie stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Tobias Ellis, Aylin Tezel as Gökce, Aurélie Thépaut as Nathalie, Carlo Kitzlinger as Michael and Paul Wollin as Daniel.

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2. Untitled Schulman/Joost project (2019)

Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost are currently directing a film, written by Mattson Tomlin. It stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jamie Foxx. Mattson Tomlin wrote the script, which concerns a drug epidemic that gives people a range of superpowers. The protagonist is believed to be a teenage actress of color who finds herself dealing the drug to help care for her family. Sources say Foxx will play a family man who has suffered a great loss and is desperate to trace the drug’s supply line and find its designer, while Gordon-Levitt will play a beat cop who takes law enforcement matters into his own hands.

In October 2017, it was announced Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost would direct the film, from a script by Mattson Tomlin, with Eric Newman and Bryan Unkeless producing the film, while Netflix will distribute the film. In September 2018, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jamie Foxx and Dominique Fishback joined the cast of the film. In October 2018, Rodrigo Santoro, Amy Landecker, Allen Maldonado, Kyanna Simone Simpson, Andrene Ward-Hammond, Machine Gun Kelly, and Casey Neistat joined the cast of the film. In November 2018, Jim Klock joined the cast of the film. Principal photography began in October 2018.

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3. Wingmen (TBA)

Almost two years ago it was announced that stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Channing Tatum were planning to team up for an R-rated musical comedy. The film, ‘Wingmen’ — will also be directed by Gordon-Levitt, marking his second directorial feature after 2013’s ‘Don Jon’. ‘Wingmen’ originated from a story by Gordon-Levitt and Michael Bacall. The storyline follows two pilots who make a crash landing in Las Vegas.

Things appear to have changed recently, however, and ‘Wingmen’ is heading into development at Universal Pictures with Gordon-Levitt in the director’s chair. Marc Platt and Adam Siegel of Marc Platt Productions are attached to produce ‘Wingmen’ alongside Gordon Levitt through his HitRecord Films and Tatum through his Free Association, alongside creative partners Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan.

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