Today we will be talking about The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard. It is a 2021 upcoming American comedy action movie. It is a sequel to the film “The Hitman’s Bodyguard,” which was released in 2017, which was written by Tom O’Connor and directed by Patrick Hughes, and distributed by SummitEntertainment.
The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is directed by Patrick Hughes, whereas it is produced by Les Weldon and Matt O’Toole. The screenplay is written by Brandon Murphy, Tom O’Connor, and Philip Murphy, and it is based on the character by Tom O’Connor. The music is given by Atli Orvarsson and produced by the production company Campbell Grobman Films and Millennium Media. Cinematography is done by Terry Stacey and distributed by Lionsgate.
The original “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” was released on 18th August 2017, after around 1 year from this film, in May 2018, they were in the early talk about the sequel of this movie. At the same time, they were talking to the main characters from the original film to reprise their role in the sequel, which includes Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds, and Salma Hayek. They planned to begin with the filming late this year, 2018, but finally, after everything got finalized, they started with the filming on 2 March 2019. The shooting started in different places in Europe which includes Croatia, Bulgaria, Italy, Slovenia, and the UK.
The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard Release Date
The film The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard earlier scheduled to be released on 28th August 2020 this year, but due to the ongoing Covid pandemic, it got delayed. Recently they have made an announcement for the new release date of The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard. As per the new date, it is scheduled to be released on 20th August 2021.
The main characters from the original movie “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” are reprising their roles in this sequel, along with some new faces we will get to see. The reprising cast includes Samuel L. Jackson as Darius Kincaid/Evans, who played the role of one of the world’s most famous hitmen and was a husband of Sonia, Ryan Reynolds as Michael Bryce, who played as a CIA officer and a former triple-A-rated executive protection agent, Richard E. Grant as Mr. Seifert who played as a client of Bryce and was a drug-addicted corporate executive and Salma Hayek as Sonia Kincaid who played as a wife of Darius. Now the new cast who will be playing a role in The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is Morgan Freeman, Frank Grillo, Kristofer Kamiyasu as Zento, Antonio Banderas, Tom Hopper as Magnusson and Gabriella Wright as Veronika, etc.
In the original movie, we have seen Michael agreed to protect Darius, and at last, Darius killed the villain Dukhovich. In this sequel, we will see Michael and Darius together once again. Michael will continue his friendship with killer Darius Kincaid after four years from the original film. Here we will be seeing a new adventure with a new threat where Sonia, who is Darius’s wife, is in trouble, and both Darius and Michael will be on a journey to save Sonia.
So overall, 2017’s “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” was a great action-pack, and we do hope the sequel will also be back with more actions so that the audience will be amused to see the awesome actions by Michael and Darius. For more such updates, stay tuned with us.