Anthony Mackie to star in comedy 'Make a Wish'

'Captain America' star Anthony Mackie will star in upcoming comedy 'Make a Wish'.

Anthony Mackie to star in comedy 'Make a Wish'

Los Angeles: 'Captain America' star Anthony Mackie will star in upcoming comedy 'Make a Wish'.

The 36-year-old actor will play an American football star named Butchie Jones in the project, reported Deadline.

Butchie is sent to try and grant the wish of a dying 14-year-old boy who is a massive fan of the sportsman. Problems soon arise when Butchie finds out that the boy doesn't want help with his footballing skills, but wants to learn how to pick up girls instead.

'Dear White People' director Justin Simien will shoot the film, while Zach Frankel is behind the script.

Mackie has previously appeared in 'Pain & Gain', 'The Hurt Locker' and 'Gangster Squad'. 

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