‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ (also known as Hitman’s Bodyguard 2) is a 2021 American action, Adventure, comedy, crime, thriller film.
It is directed by Patrick Hughes and written by Tom O’Connor, Brandon and Phillip Murphy.
Matt O’Toole and Les Weldon are producers of this film. It is a sequel to the 2017 film The Hitman’s Bodyguard.
But, what can we expect from this film. Here’s everything we know about it so far.
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‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ Cast
The movie has a host of talented actors set to make an appearance,
- Ryan Reynolds as Michael Bryce
- Ivor Bagaric as young Michael Bryce
- Samuel L. Jackson as Darius Kincaid
- Salma Hayek as Sonia Kincaid
- Frank Grillo as Bobby O’Neill
- Antonio Banderas as Aristotle Papadopoulos
- Morgan Freeman as Michael Bryce Sr.
- Richard E. Grant as Mr. Seifert
- Tom Hopper as Magnusson
- Kristofer Kamiyasu as Zento
- Caroline Goodall as Crowley
- Alice McMillan as Ailso
- Gabriella Wright as Veronika
- Dragan Micanovic as Vlad
- Rebecca Front as Michael’s therapist
- Blake Ritson as Gunther
- Miltos Yerolemou as Carlo
‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ Movie Plot
Bodyguard Michael Bryce continues his friendship with assassin Darius Kincaid as still unlicensed and under scrutiny, Michael Bryce is forced into action by Darius’s even more volatile wife, the infamous international con artist Sonia Kincaid.
Due to his sabbatical, Bryce is not allowed to use firearms or lethal weapons of any kind and must use his wits and intelligence to save Darius and save the day.
As Bryce is driven over the edge by his two most dangerous protectees, the trio get in over their heads in a global plot and soon find that they are all that stand between Europe and a vengeful and powerful madman. Joining in the fun and deadly mayhem is Morgan Freeman as – well, you’ll have to see.
‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ Release date
The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard was originally announced in 2018 and filming began on March 2, 2019 in Europe. Filming took place in Italy, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Croatia and United Kingdom.
Lionsgate Films released this film on June 16, 2021.
The film was originally set to be released on August 28, 2020 then it was shifted to August 20, 2021. Later it was scheduled to June 2021 date.
Lionsgate became the latest studio to adjust its schedule in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
On 10 June, 2020, Salma Hayek released the cool new poster for The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard on her Instagram page. In a caption, she also confirmed that the film has been pushed back to 2021.
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Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard has grossed $36.9 million in the United States and Canada. It has grossed $26.9 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $63.8 million.
The film received generally negative reviews from critics, who criticized the stale humor.
‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ Trailer
IGN has released an official trailer for the upcoming film ‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ on April 13, 2021. You can check it here:
So, how was the trailer? Did you like it? Do, share your thoughts about it in the comments section given at the end of this post.
The Hitman’s Bodyguard was praised for its action sequences and the chemistry between Reynolds and Jackson, while Reynolds is known for playing tough but funny guys, Jackson has a more no-nonsense reputation in the action department, thanks to movies like Pulp Fiction and his work in the MCU.
Both actors brought their unique sensibilities to their roles in The Hitman’s bodyguard, which elevated the script and helped the movie score close to $200 million at the box office.
But, Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard fails to protect the audience from repetitive and tired genre tropes.
So, these are the major information about the film. Have you seen this film? Did you like it? Let us know in the comments section given at the end of this post.