It hasn’t even been a week since The gray man came to Netflix and the streaming platform announced its plans to expand this universe of assassins and CIA agents and turn it into a franchise.
Among the projects that the service has in mind is a sequel to the film starring Chris Evans Y Ryan Gosling, as well as a spin-off. Both are already in the pre-production phase.
It was through a statement that the Russo brothers broke the news and advanced some details about the future of this title.
“Audience reaction to The Gray Man It has been nothing short of phenomenal. We are very grateful for the enthusiasm that fans around the world have had for this film,” they said. Joe and Anthony Russo.
Among the details that have been revealed, is that Ryan Gosling and the directors Russian They will return for the second part of the film that premiered on July 22 and had a budget of 200 million dollars.
The co-writer of The Gray Man, Stephen McFeeley, who had already worked with the Russian in Avengers: Endgame, they are in charge of writing the scripts for this new adventure.
“With so many amazing characters in the film, we had always intended for this film to be part of an expanded universe, and we are thrilled that Netflix announce a sequel with Ryan, as well as a second script that we will have. I’m excited to speak soon,” the statement also read.
The new films will also be produced by ABGOcompany of Russian that was associated Netflix to produce The Gray Man Y extractiona 2020 film starring Chris Hemsworth and of which it was also announced that it will have a sequel that is expected to reach the streaming platform in the summer of 2023.
About the spin-off, the company revealed that it will have the writers Paul Wernick Y Rhett Reesewho were in charge of the script for dead pool and that this project will seek to further explore the world of The Gray Manbut from other places and characters.
The film starring Chris EvansRyan Gosling Y Anne of Arms It is based on the book series by Mark Greeney of the same name as the film and centers on a CIA agent on the run from a sadistic mercenary after uncovering corrupt secrets about his superior.