Charlie Day Will Write And Star In His Feature Film Directorial Debut, EL TONTO

Wrigley Pictures’ John Rickard most recently produced the Brad Peyton directed hit movie, Rampage, starring Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris and Jeffrey Dean Morgan which came out April 20th, 2018 and grossed $426M worldwide.

Armory Films produced and financed Joe Penna’s Arctic, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival where it was acquired by Bleeker Street, and Dee Rees’ lauded feature Mudbound.  They are currently in post-production on The Peanut Butter Falcon, starring Shia LaBeouf, Jon Bernthal, Dakota Johnson and Bruce Dern.

Metalwork Pictures produced and financed Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s Farming, starring Kate Beckinsale, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Damson Idris, which is part of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival lineup; and The White Crowdirected by Ralph Fiennes, which Sony Pictures Classics acquired for US distribution.  They are currently in post-production on Georgetown, starring Christoph Waltz, Vanessa Redgrave and Annette Bening, My Zoe, starring Julie Delpy, Gemma Arterton and Richard Armitage and Last Moment of Clarity starring Brian Cox.

Day is represented by WME, 3 Arts Entertainment and attorney David Weber.


JOHN RICKARD is the principal of his production company Wrigley Pictures, which has a first-look deal at New Line Cinema.

His producing credits include Seth Gordon’s hit comedy Horrible Bosses and its sequel, Horrible Bosses 2, both starring Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jennifer Aniston and Jamie Foxx; the 2010 remake of the horror thriller A Nightmare on Elm Street; the Farrelly brothers’ comedy Hall Pass, starring Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis; the horror film Final Destination 5; Bryan Singer’s action adventure Jack the Giant Slayer; the romantic comedy How to Be Single,starring Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Alison Brie and Leslie Mann; and the comedy Fist Fight, starring Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan, Jillian Bell, and Kumail Nanjiani.


Founded in 2013 by Christopher Lemole and Tim Zajaros, Armory Films is a film finance and production company that creates, develops, produces, and finances high concept and commercially viable content. With the ability to finance projects from initial creative inception through production and release, Armory has amassed an impressive slate spanning numerous genres and styles, nurturing distinctive stories into groundbreaking films.

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