John Cena’s new action-comedy film Freelance has acquired a swath of destructive evaluations and scored an notorious zero per fee ranking on Rotten Tomatoes.
The movie sees Cena play ex-special forces soldier Mason Pettits who’s employed to offer safety for a journalist whereas they interview a dictator. Ultimately coup breaks out and Pettits has to maintain the three of them alive.
Helmed by Taken director Pierre Morel, Freelance additionally stars Alison Brie, Christian Slater, Alice Eve, Marton Csokas and Narcos star Juan Pablo Raba.
Not but launched within the UK, Freelance premiered within the US on October 27 and has been criticised for its spinoff motion and poor performances.
In a scathing evaluation, IGN stated: “You’ve seen everybody concerned in Freelance current their abilities infinitely higher in different initiatives. There isn’t a peace to be made with John Cena’s lead efficiency; Alison Brie doesn’t endear herself to the filmgoing group.
“Pierre Morel’s uninspired work behind the digicam goes hand in hand with the movie’s nondescript title, dragging viewers by way of a moodless, toothless motion hybrid that, at its finest, performs as forgettably inept even with ammunition flying in all instructions.”
The LA Occasions was equally scathing. They stated: “The confounding, weird and punishingly boring Freelance isn’t actually a comedy (there are not any jokes, even when Cena delivers his strains as if they’re), and whereas there may be some motion, nothing ever will get the blood pumping.”
The Hollywood Reporter in the meantime criticised the movie’s lack of pleasure. They stated: “As a wish-fulfilment car, Freelance is bare in its goals… It’s lacking probably the most essential factor of enjoyable.”
In a half star evaluation, RogerEbert.com added: “There’s an oppressive nothingness to Freelance. No romance. No comedy. No motion. Positive, there are half-hearted makes an attempt at these issues, however none of it connects as a result of this movie doesn’t have an oz. of artistry behind it.”
Cena just lately made his return to wrestling whereas the continuing actor’s strike retains movie manufacturing halted.
Along with his work with WWE, he has quite a few upcoming initiatives together with a task in Matthew Vaughn’s spy-caper Argylle, comedy Coyote vs. Acme, Ricky Stanicky, Paul Feig’s Grand Theft Lotto and motion blockbuster Heads of State which will even star Idris Elba.