The Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 Not Coming This August – Cast, Plot, and New Poster Released

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The Hitman's Bodyguard 2

The Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 is an upcoming Ryan Reynolds action-comedy film starring Reynolds
along with Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, Frank Grillo, and Morgan Freeman.

The Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 is directed by Patrick Hughes, produced by Matt O’Toole and Les Weldon. The screenplay is done by Tom O’Connor, Brandon Murphy, and Phillip Murphy.

Based on the story by Tom O’Connor, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is the sequel to the 2017 action comedy film The Hitman’s Bodyguard which did pretty good business in the box office.

The Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 Plot

In the first film, bodyguard Michael Bryce had to protect a criminal Darius Kincaid on his way to court.

In the upcoming, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, Michael, and Darius reunite to save Darius’s wife, Sonia, from new threats.

The film was a comic entertainment but not anything above that. It was a light-hearted film that could have been a failure if the cast was any different.

The Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 Cast

Originally, The Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 was scheduled to be released on August 28, 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the release has now been delayed nearly a year to August 20, 2021.

The first film grossed around a $200 Milllion worldwide.

Lionsgate is distributing the film with production companies Millennium Media and Campbell Grobman Films.

The Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 New Poster

Salma Hayek recently posted a new poster on Instagram for The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard announcing the new release date for the film.

Samuel L. Jackson is one of the charms of this film. The upcoming film will have a greater focus on Sonia’s character played by Salma Hayek who is the wife of shooter Darius. Antonio Banderas is the main villain in this sequel along with some more very talented actors like Morgan Freeman, Frank Grillo, Richard E. Grant, and Tom Hopper.

Talking about Ryana Reynolds, this is his second film to be delayed because of the lockdown and the pandemic. Free Guy was also scheduled for a July release but now has been postponed till December.