Scott “Kid Chudi” Meskudi (Don’t look up) The last addition to the action-thriller cast Silent nightFrom Iconic Action Director John Wu (Face / off), John Wick Producers Thunder Road Films and Capstone Studios. He is set to star opposite Joel Kinnaman, Harold Torres and Catalina Sandino Moreno.
The film is currently being made at the center of Godlock (Kinnaman) in Mexico City, where a father is on a mission to avenge his young son who was tragically caught in a crossfire of gang violence the day before Christmas. Chasing the killers, he was shot dead and almost killed, Godlock vows to avenge his son by any means possible. Meskudi will play a detective named Dennis Vassel.
The screenplay was written by Robert Lynn. Basil Evanick and Erica Lee are producing for Thunder Road, Christian Mercury for Capstone and Laurie Tilkin for A Better Tomorrow Films. Capstone’s David Haring, Joe Gutta and Ruzana Kegan are executive producers for Thunder Road, along with Mike Gabroway and Will Flynn.
“Based on what we’ve seen from the set so far, it’s clear that Scott has a presence and gravitas that are incredibly impressive,” Gutta said. “He’s a strong addition and the perfect complement to this star cast.”
Meskudy is a Grammy-winning musician, actor and producer who was recently seen in T-West’s A24 horror film. X.As well as Adam McKay’s Oscar-nominated End-of-the-World comedy Don’t look up For Netflix. He also appeared Bill and Ted face the musicHBO’s We are And Westworld Season 3, as well as the Amazon Prime video documentary A man named ScottAnd is making his debut as a feature director TeddyA Netflix comedy produced by James Samuel and J-Z, which he will write and star.
Meskudi launched his production company Mad Solar, backed by Bron Studios, last year. As a musician, “Kid Cody” has released seven studio albums, sold 22 million certified records in the United States, and won two Grammy Awards out of five nominations. In 2020, he landed his first number-one song on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart with “The Scots”, in collaboration with rapper Travis Scott. Man on the Moon III: The Choice Her most commercially successful album to date, RIAA certified it gold in 2020.
Meskudi is represented by WME.