Title and key casting details for sequel to The Hitman's Bodyguard unveiled
Details of the sequel to The Hitman's Bodyguard have been unveiled.
The action-comedy was released in 2017 and starred Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson. It grossed almost $180 million at the box office.
It followed Reynolds' Michael Bryce, the world's top bodyguard gets a new client, Darius Kincaid, a hitman who must testify at the International Criminal Court.
The pair don't exactly get along, but are forced to come together to keep each other alive.
For the sequel, which is to be titled The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard, Frank Grillo, Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas will join the cast. You can see a first look at the new movie below:
Richard E. Grant and Salma Hayek, who played wife to Jackson's Kincaid in the original movie, will be back to play key roles in the sequel.
Patrick Hughes, the man behind films such as Red Hill and The Expendables 3, is in the director's chair.
The sequel does not have a release date as yet.