It’s here, right after the 2017’s action-comedy titled “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard,” which was directed by Patrick Hughes starring Samuel L. Jackosn and Ryan Reynolds, came to our screens and filled us all with laughter. A sequel of that was evident, and after two years since the announcement of the sequel was made, we have finally received the initial look at it after a long wait.
The film is all set to reunite our stars, Ryan Reynolds, an executive protection officer and CIA agent, Michael Bryce, and Samuel L. Jackson as one of the most notorious hitmen around the world, the Darius Kincaid, for one more ride, and this time they are joined by Salma Hayek Darius’s wife, Sonia in the adventure itself as.
The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard will be following the story four years after the events of the original movie and will see Micheal Bryce as he continues to grow his friendship with Darius Kincaid as they go out on a new adventure to save Darius’s wife, Sonia.
The original” The Hitman’s Bodyguard” may not have fit well with the critics but was still a commercial success grossing over $180 million, leading to a sequel announcement.
Although the movie had to be kept on hold just like many other movies due to the pandemic, and now it is on its way with the first look being released recently, we break down everything we know about the sequel.
In its new issue, the Empire Magazine revealed a first-hand image of the upcoming sequel to 2017’s The Hitman’s Bodyguard titled The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard.
The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard First Look Revealed | Everything We Know About The Sequel
The image showcases the new addition, Antonio Banderas, who will probably be the movie’s main villain. We can see in the image him having the upper hand over our main characters for now.
As Samuel Jackson’ Darius and Salma Hayek’s Sonia are being intimidated by Antonio Banderas, we see Ryan Reynolds in much worse condition.
Here's a world-exclusive first image from action-comedy sequel The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard, starring Salma Hayek alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds, and Antonio Banderas. Read more: https://t.co/36bwGeXKPz pic.twitter.com/zapsSqiLU3
— Empire Magazine (@empiremagazine) January 18, 2021
The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is directed by Patrick Hughes, while writing duties have been managed by om O’Connor and Brandon and Phillip Murphy. The movie is being produced by Millennium Media and Campbell Grobman Films and distributed by Lionsgate.
The movie is set initially to release on August 28, 2020, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it became a victim of many other films and TV shows that were kept on hold.