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

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.