The Austrian Oak continues to film new comedy “Why We’re Killing Gunther” with Taran Killam directing from his own script. Killam will also star with Bobby Moynihan and Cobie Smulders with UTA repping North American rights. The first official pic is above, courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter. Arnold looks cool in this picture.
Paul Brittain, Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”), Randall Park (“Fresh Off the Boat”) and Ryan Gaul will also star.
Schwarzenegger will portray the titular Gunther, the world’s greatest hitman who’s also arrogant, a show-off and steals jobs. The assassin community is tired of him and a group of eccentric killers from across the globe come together to set the perfect trap, but their master plan quickly turns into a series of embarrassing fails as Gunther always appears one step ahead.
During filming, a real bank robbery caused a delay, so there is some interesting trivia…