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Dave Bautista will star in M. Night Shyamalan's next movie

Dave Bautista in Army of the Dead
(Image credit: Netflix)

Dave Bautista will star in M. Night Shyamalan's next movie, titled Knock at the Cabin.

Deadline broke the news, and reports that the actor is in negotiations. Details on the film are scarce, but it will be released by Universal in February 2023. The writer/director has previously teased the film on Twitter, and, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie will be a thriller. Since Shyamalan is famous for his twists, we should probably expect the unexpected in Knock at the Cabin.

2021 has seen the release of two major Bautista movies: he starred in Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead and had a role in Denis Villeneuve's Dune. He'll return as Drax in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy 3, also due for release in 2023, and will appear in Rian Johnson's Knives Out 2. Plus, Bautista will most likely be back for Dune 2. Oh, and there's his buddy cop movie with Jason Momoa that started as a Twitter pitch is also coming to the screen.

Shyamalan's most recent release is Old, which focuses on a group of vacationers on a beach that mysteriously, rapidly ages them. The film has crossed the $90 million mark at the worldwide box office amid the pandemic. Before that, Shyamalan made Glass, the follow-up to Split and Unbreakable, with Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, and James McAvoy, and directed a season 2 episode of Apple TV Plus original Servant, which he also executive produces. 

Knock at the Cabin arrives February 3, 2023. Until then, check out our guide to all the upcoming major movie release dates to start planning those theater trips.

Molly Edwards

I'm a freelance Entertainment Writer here at GamesRadar+, covering all things film and TV for our Total Film and SFX sections. I previously worked on the Disney magazines team at Immediate Media, and also wrote on the CBeebies, MEGA!, and Star Wars Galaxy titles after getting my BA in English.