Shazam celebrity Zachary Levi made the news today about the music-driven household humor Undercover on his Instagram.
Lionsgate is reuniting with Mandeville Films for the film that will also star Cole Sprouse, and be led at Steve Pink, who formerly led such music-driven films as Hot Tub Time Machine and wrote the seminal classics High Fidelity and Grosse Point Blank.

Mandeville Movies’ Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman are generating, their 1.8 billion-grossing credits such as such household hits as Lionsgate’s Magic , and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, also The Muppets.

Undercover was composed by Amy Talkington, together with revisions by Jonathan Igla, Diablo Cody, Chris Hazzard & Michael Fontana. Jonathan Levine serves as executive producer. Alex Young functions as an executive producer for Mandeville Films.

Levi will play with Jack, a down-on-his-luck rocker-turned-father, who, to make ends meet, secretly joins a band of young musicians at a wedding cap band headed by misfit Ben, played by Cole Sprouse.  Things start searching with this ragtag group, but when Jack’s secret has shown, he rediscovers what is really important in life whilst instructing Ben to discover his own voice as a musical ability.

Commenting on the statement, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group President Nathan Kahane stated,”Like School of Rock and Pitch Perfect, Undercover is a film that combines audiences with how in which the cast interprets and plays recognizable songs. Not only is it amusing and magical, but it is likely to be a blast to find characters such as Zachary and Cole possess their performances of numerous classics.”

Additional Lionsgate’s President of Motion Picture Production Erin Westerman,”We are thrilled to be working with Steve Pink and reteaming with our buddies at Mandeville on Undercover. Much like they did beautifully with Wonder, they’ve a concentrated sense of the sort of entertainment which will connect and connect with all family audiences. Zachary and Cole are ideal for this movie and their inclusion to our throw pumps the volume way up!”

Lionsgate’s Meredith Wieck and Aaron Edmonds will oversee the production to the studio, which starts this April.

Levi was seen in New Line/DC’s Shazam! , that grossed $365M WW, and he just wrapped production on Kevin MacDonald’s Prisoner 760 reverse Benedict Cumberbatch and Jodie Foster.  In addition, he starred Thor: Ragnarok and Thor: The Dark Planet . Additional credits include the Amazon award-winning series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, where he chose a SAG Award for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series for his recurring character in year two of the sequence. In addition, he starred in NBC’s Chuck. Levi was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for She Loves Me at 2016. He was likewise the co-lead (with Mandy Moore) from the Disney animated musical Tangled.

Sproue lately found starred in Lionsgate/CBS Movies’ breakout box office success Five Feet Aside , which grossed over $90M WW. He is also seen starring on The CW’s hit series Riverdale.

Levi is repped by UTA, Untitled, and McKuin Frankel; Cole Sprouse is repped by WME, Legitimate Donation and Literary Management, and DLA Piper; Steve Pink is handled by Mosaic and that he has been represented by UTA and Morris Yorn Barnes Levine Krintzman Rubenstein Kohner & Gellman; Robert Melnik negotiated the deals on behalf of Lionsgate.