Nicolas Chartier, Zev Foreman and Lauren Ford will be producing, with the movie eyeing a late-June start in Los Angeles. Patrick Newall will serve as executive producer. The Cullens also are producing.
Willis is set to star as a private eye in Los Angeles whose professional and personal worlds collide when his dog is stolen by a gang.
Momoa is in negotiations to play a gang leader who ends up with the dog and forces the private eye to do some jobs for him.
Middleditch is in negotiations to play a geek working in Willis’ one-man operation.
Janssen will play Willis’ sister-in-law.
Momoa, who stars in SundanceTV’s The Red Road, nabbed the high-profile role of Aquaman last year and will portray the DC character in a series of tentpole movies, starting with the upcoming Batman v Superman. He is repped by APA, Link Entertainment and Edelstein, Laird and Sobel
WME-repped Middleditch is the star of HBO’s Silicon Valley and has two recent indies under his belt: horror comedy The Final Girls and Sundance comedy The Bronze.
Janssen — who is repped by ICM Partners, Brookside Artist Management and Morris Yorn — recently appeared in Taken 3 and Netflix’s Hemlock Grove.