Sam Heughan In Talks to Play the Male Lead in Lionsgate’s ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’

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Actor Sam Heughan participates in the Starz "Outlander" panel at the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California January 9, 2015. REUTERS/David McNew (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) - RTR4KSNX

Deadline reported, Sam Heughan is in talks to play the male lead in Lionsgate’s The Spy Who Dumped Me. 

It’s a comedy flick and Heugan is set to play the opposite of Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon. Susanna Fogel will direct with the script she co-wrote with David Iserson. 

The production will start filming this summer while the release date is slated for July 2018.

You can read the synopsis of the film below:

McKinnon and Kunis will play best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her actually was a spy. That’s where Heughan comes in. The Scottish actor has established himself in the role of Jamie Fraser in the Starz series Outlander, and this becomes his first big starring role in a Hollywood feature.