Did we need a sequel? No! But they made one anyway!
The trio gets in over their heads in a global plot and soon find that they are all that stands between Europe and a vengeful and powerful madman villain played by Antonio Banderas.
Here’s The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard trailer:
Lionsgate’s official synopsis for the film reads:
“The world’s most lethal odd couple – the bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) and hitman Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson) – are back on another life-threatening mission. Still unlicensed and under scrutiny, Bryce is forced into action by Darius’s even more volatile wife, the infamous international con artist Sonia Kincaid (Salma Hayek). As Bryce is driven entirety 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 (Antonio Banderas). Joining in the fun and deadly mayhem is Morgan Freeman as…well, you’ll have to see.”
The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is directed by Australian filmmaker Patrick Hughes. He made The Hitman’s Bodyguard, plus the films Red Hill and The Expendables 3, as well as a few shorts.
The screenplay is by Tom O’Connor, Brandon Murphy, and Phillip Murphy; from characters created by Tom O’Connor.
The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard will be released in theaters starting June 16th.