Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt's movie Ball and Chain has landed on Netflix after several studios were said to be interested in picking up the movie.

The two actors, who will appear together in upcoming Disney movie Jungle Cruise, are to reunite for an adaptation of the 1990s comic book series by Scott Lobdell, as a warring married couple on the brink of divorce who are given superpowers that only work when they are together.

Writing on Instagram, Johnson described the film as "unique & dynamic".

He added: "And I'm excited to team up with these very talented women. In #BallAndChain, my dear friend (I'm contractually obligated to call her that) Emily Blunt and I will play a married couple on the verge of divorce, who become blessed with superpowers that only work when we're together."

The film is written by Oscar-nominated screenwriter Emily V Gordon, best known for her work on 2017 romantic comedy film The Big Sick.

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She was a couples therapist before making the switch to Hollywood and will be bringing that experience to the film, according to Johnson.

Jungle Cruise was initially supposed to hit cinemas over the summer, like many films, its release was pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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