Exclusive: William H. Macy, Anja Savcic, Andrew Santino, and Lex Scott Davis join the cast of Prime Video Ricky Stanicki, alongside previously announced cast members Zac Efron, John Cena and Jermaine Fowler. Details about what role they will play will remain under wraps.
Principal photography is currently underway in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
inside Ricky StanickiThree friends invent a character to use to get out of a sticky situation, but must hire an actor to portray their imaginary friend when their significant others become suspicious.
Deadline has exclusively confirmed that Peter Farrelly is in the works for Efron and Cena to lead the film. We also revealed earlier this month that Amazon had secured worldwide rights, as well as confirmed that both actors were officially on board.
Producers include Paul Currie through Footloose Productions and Thorsten Schumacher through Rocket Science, in association with John Jacobs through Smart Entertainment. The latest draft was written by Farrelly, Brian Jarvis, and James L. Freeman. Original spec by Jeff Bushell. Steve Odekerk did a rewrite a few years later.
Emmy winner Massey recently starred in the Hulu miniseries dropout. Prior to this, he was in charge of the Showtime series shameless The role of Frank Gallagher earned him two nominations for the Emmy Award for Best Actor. Messi’s other credits include Seabiscuit, Magnolia, Boogie Nights, Jurassic Park III, Fargo, And the room. Earlier he made his debut as a feature director rudderless. Massey is represented by Atlas Artists and APA Agency.
Savcic starred in comedy series Strong milk and was a series regular on ABC big sky. He is represented by Play Management, Authentic Talent & Literary Management and A3 Artist Agency.
Most recently, Santino’s standup comedy specials Andrew Santino: Cheeseburger premiered on Netflix, marking his first with the streamer, and he currently stars in FX’s most-watched comedy series, daveAlong with Lil Dicky. In audio, Santino co-hosts the popular podcast bad friend with comedian Bobby Lee, and also has his own solo podcast, Whiskey Ginger. He is repped by UTA and Johnson Shapiro Slawett & Cole.
Davis is known for acting in Universal first purification, Prequel features for clean up Franchise On the small screen, she was last seen opposite Kate Sagal on ABC the rebel. Davis will be seen in the Mo McCrae-directed film A lot of nothingIn theaters now and the upcoming Netflix series, Florida Man. Davis is repped by Entertainment 360, CAA and Jackway Austin.