Today, the makers of Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard shared the film’s first teaser trailer starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, and Salma Hayek. The film is a sequel to the 2017 film, The Hitman’s Bodyguard. Director Patrick Hughes, who helmed the first film, is back with another comedy-action-crime drama.
The story of Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is set 4 years after the first film. Ryan Reynolds is reprising his role as bodyguard Michael Bryce. Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek will be playing their respective characters, assassin Darius Kincaid and his wife, Sonia. The teaser is 2 minutes long and packed with action, comedy, drama and lots of entertainment.
In the teaser, we see that bodyguard Michael Bryce goes on a psychological break after events that affect him mentally. However, all his plans of taking a break go down the drain when Sonia contacts him for a new mission. When Michael and Darius come face-to-face again, you won’t stop laughing seeing their reaction.
Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek make for a terrific trio in Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard. From the title, it is easy to figure out that the bodyguard is now guarding the hitman’s wife, and well, the journey looks full of adventure. Patrick Hughes’ has taken a bold step by making a sequel, considering how the first film, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, didn’t receive positive reviews from the critics.
Watch the teaser of Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard below:
The film also stars Antonio Banderas, Morgan Freeman, Frank Grillo, Caroline Goodall, Rebecca Front, Gabriella Wright, Alice McMillan, Kristofer Kamiyasu, Tom Hopper, Blake Ritson, and Richard E. Grant. The Ryan Reynolds starrer is slated to release on June 16, 2021.
The film was supposed to release last year in August. However, it got pushed to August 2021 and now to June 2021. In a statement, Ron Schwartz, Lionsgate’s president of Worldwide Distribution, said, “This is the kind of summer action film that delivers even more comedy and more thrilling action than the first film – and it’s perfect for fans new to the franchise as well. The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is what summer moviegoing is all about – great, crowd-pleasing entertainment.”
We hope that India’s situation also comes under control so that audience can enjoy this smashing movie on the big screen. Currently, the theatres are shut in several places in the country.
In the comments section, fans have shared their excitement for the film. One person commented, “This is going to be a sequel that no one will expect to do well but will absolutely!”. Another wrote, “ommgg i’ve been waiting for this sequel aahh Salma Hayek finally getting way more screen time than the 1st movie. Big W”. “And this is the birth of a wonderful franchise i see more movies coming,” wrote another fan.
Did you like the Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard teaser? Are you excited to see Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek and Samuel L. Jackson in action again? Do you think it will be better than the first part? Do let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.
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