Universal's Cowboy Ninja Viking Has Delayed Production Indefinitely

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Just over a week after reportedly casting Priyanka Chopra as its female lead, Cowboy Ninja Viking - the film adaptation of the comic book also starring Chris Pratt and to be directed by Michelle MacLaren (Breaking Bad) - has been delayed indefinitely by its studio, Universal Pictures, according to a new report.

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The film was slated to be released on June 28, 2019, and production was supposed to begin from mid-September. Craig Mazin (The Huntsman: Winter's War) penned an earlier draft, updating an original take by Deadpool writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. The program then transforms Duncan into an assassin/super-soldier, who utilizes the skills from his three personas - a cowboy, a ninja, and a viking.

However, the studio has halted the film removing it from the release calendar and delaying production, reports said.

Even with this setback, Cowboy Ninja Viking reportedly remains in active development at Universal, with the goal of making the film into a franchise.

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"Initially Riley [Rossmo] wanted to do something with a Dystopian near-future setting, "Lieberman said of writing the Cowboy Ninja Viking comics". He'll also return to voice Emmet Brickowski in The Lego Movie 2 and he has the western The Kid coming up next year. MacLaren is getting her feature directing assignment on a huge project, this after directing episodes of Game of Thrones, Westworld, The Walking Dead and Better Call Saul.

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