Ryan Gosling moves to Australia to spend time in Sydney filming new movie ‘The Fall Guy’

Hollywood superstar Ryan Gosling is heading to Australia to shoot a new movie.

The best actor will be based in Sydney later this year to star in a big-screen version of the hit 1980s TV series, The fella guy.

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The show, which ran from 1981 to 1986, is about a movie stuntman who moonlights as a bounty hunter.

The original series starred Lee Majors in the lead role of Colt Seavers.

Ryan Gosling is going to spend time in Australia to shoot a new movie. Credit: Getty Images

The major production is set to shoot in Sydney and rural New South Wales after receiving a $30 million federal government grant and nearly $15 million from the NSW government.

The film is expected to inject some $244 million into the Australian economy, according to Communications Minister Paul Fletcher.

“We are delighted to welcome The Fall Guy with $30 million backing from our highly successful Location Incentive, with production employing over 1,000 Australian cast and crew, and over 3,015 Australian extras,” it said. he said in a statement.

“Thanks to the Morrison Government’s investment in big budget production, we are creating more jobs, a strong economy and a stronger future for Australians.”

The Fall Guy starred Lee Majors, Douglas Barr and Heather Thomas as Hollywood stuntmen who moonlighted as bounty hunters.
The Fall Guy starred Lee Majors, Douglas Barr and Heather Thomas as Hollywood stuntmen who moonlighted as bounty hunters. Credit: IMDB

It is unclear whether Gosling, famous for his roles in The Earth, Conduct and crazy and stupid lovewill bring his wife Eva Mendez and their children for the shoot.

The couple have been together since 2011 and have two daughters: Esmeralda, born in 2014, and Amada, born in 2016.

Production is expected to start in the spring.

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