The Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 (or The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard) is an American upcoming action comedy movie. The movie was directed by Patrick Hughes and was also written by Tom O’Connor, Brandom, and Philip Murphy.
The movie is a continuation of “The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017)”. It features Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L.Jackson, Salma Hayek who are reprising their role, then Frank Grillo, Richard E. Grant, Tom Hopper, Antonio Banderas, and Morgan Freeman.
The Hitman’s Bodyguard (The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard) 2 Plots
Bodyguard Michael Bruce and assassin Darius Kincaid were still friends after three years of the event they had in the original movie. They both embarked on a new adventure journey to save Darius’s wife, Sonia. from new problems.
The Hitman’s Bodyguard (The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard) 2 Cast
- Ryan Reynolds as Michael Bryce
- Bartol Grozdek as young Michael Bryce
- Samuel L. Jackson as Darius Kincaid
- Salma Hayek as Sonia Kincaid
- Frank Grillo
- Antonio Banderas
- Morgan Freeman
- Richard E. Grant as Mr. Seifert
- Tom Hopper as Magnusson
- Kristofer Kamiyasu as Zento
- Gabriella Wright as Veronika
The Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 (The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard) Overview
- Directed by Patrick Hughes
- Produced by Matt O’Toole, Les Weldon
- Screenplay by Tom O’Connor, Brandon Murphy, Phillip Murphy
- Story by Tom O’Connor
- Based on Characters by Tom O’Connor
- Starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, Frank Grillo, Richard E. Grant Antonio Banderas, Morgan Freeman, Music by Atli Örvarsson
- Cinematography Terry Stacey
- Production company Millennium Media, Campbell Grobman Films
- Distributed by Lionsgate
- Release date August 28, 2020 (United States)
- Country United States
- Language English
It was announced in May 2018, that the three major casts of the Hitman’s Bodyguard were in an early talk to make a reprise of their roles for the continuation of the Movie. The Hitman’s Bodyguard was now tittles The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, and plans for filming was to be made later in the year.
However, Lionsgate discussed with the United States right, and it was realized that Patrick Hughes will be returning in his directing work. Lionsgate collected the US rights from Millennium Films, in November 2018.
As Matt O’Toole and Les Weldon will be producing the movie through Millennium and Campbell Grobman Movies, while Hughes will still be the director and the movie script by Tom O’Connor.
In March 2019, Samuel, Reynolds, and Hayek officially signed to feature in the sequel. While in March 2019, as Richard E. Grand reprise his role from the original, Frank Grillo, Morgan Freeman, Antonio Banderas, and Tom Hopper joined as a new cast.
Filming of the movie began on March 2, 2019, in Europe. The filming took place in different locations like Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, and the United Kingdom.
The movie is scheduled to be released on August 28, 2020