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Jake Gyllenhaal & Benedict Cumberbatch Together in ‘Rio’

The Psychological Thriller, Rio, sees the two super-stars together.

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Mutter Muss Weg and Patrick Melrose director, Edward Berger, is collaborating with Jake Gyllenhaal and Benedict Cumberbatch for a psychological thriller. Michelle Williams (Venom 2), is part of the star-studded cast as well. Rio was initially a Helmer Luca Guadagnino (Susperia and Call My by Your Name) project.

Jake Gyllenhaal & Benedict Cumberbatch starer Rio | The Plot

The story revolves around a  financial reporter (Jake Gyllenhaal). He travels to visit a well-off friend (Benedict Cumberbatch) in Rio Da Janeiro, only to find himself stuck in a plot to fake his friend’s death.

The Cast and Crew of the Movie

Jake Gyllenhaal

The star of hits like Spider-Man: Far from Home, Nightcrawler, Donnie Darko and Love & Other Drugs is playing the role of a financial reporter.  He is the son to director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner.

Benedict Cumberbatch

The “Cumber-bitches” are in for a treat. The star of Avengers: Endgame, Infinity War, Sherlock Holmes series and Doctor Strange, will play the role of Jake’s filthy rich friend.

Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams has starred in popular movies such as Brokeback Mountain, The Shutter Island, Venom and The Greatest Showman.

Steven Knight

The creator of Peaky Blinders, Eastern Promises, and Dirty Pretty Things will write the screenplay.

Benedict Cumberbatch and Adam Ackland will produce Rio via SunnyMarch. Co-producer Jake Gyllenhaal will team-up with Riva Marker through Nine Stories. It is supervised by Ron Jalpern & Shana Eddy for StudioCanal.

It will surely be a treat to watch Jake Gyllenhaal and Benedict Cumberbatch, together on screen. Dankanator will keep you updated as more information about the release date and the story-line starts rolling-in.

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