Will Netflix ever find its action film franchise? The streamer has achieved great success with the action movies The old guard, extraction and Red notice, the first two will see sequels, and the third sets things up well to move on to the next chapter. Next up in the action genre is the $200 million budget movie, The gray man. Will this be the movie Netflix finally sees with its mega franchise?
Directed by the Russo Brothers, who co-produced with Mike Larocca, this film is co-written by two of the most successful screenwriters of all time, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. With so much talent in the mix, this film is bound to be something big.
The gray man is based on a novel by Mark Greaney published in 2009 and produced by the Russo Brothers’ AGBO company. Greany’s Gray Man book series consists of 10 novels that provide the Russo with ample source material to make this a mega franchise for the streamer.
Release date of The Gray Man
filming for The gray man wrapped in July 2021 and previously narrated to Joe Russo diversity that fans can most likely expect this film to be released in Summer 2022. As it turns out, our prediction that the film would be released in July 2022 was true.
On April 26, Netflix announced The gray man release date for July 22, 2022 and offered a first look at the film with photos of the cast in action. There’s no doubt that the film will be one of the biggest releases of the summer and a blockbuster in the making.
Gray Man preview
Unfortunately we don’t have an official trailer for yet The gray man We’re not sharing yet, but Netflix has released an exclusive clip from the film starring Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans and Ana de Armas and we’re excited to share it with you below!
The cast of The Gray Man
Along with mega talent on the production side, this all-star cast is sure to make this movie amazing. Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans lead the cast and are joined by Evans knife out Co-star Ana de Armas, Netflix’s Regé-Jean Page Bridgeton Fame, Jessica Henwick, Dhanush, Julia Butters, Billy Bob Thornton, Alfre Woodard and Michael Gandolfini.
The Gray Man Summary
In this action spy thriller, Gosling plays Court Gentry, a CIA agent who has been betrayed by his agency and is now on the run. Lloyd Hansen (Evans), a former college of the Gentrys, is sent to hunt him down.
If the film stays true to the source material, Gentry and Lloyd travel across Europe as the two trained hitmen go head-to-head with the ultimate goal of closing a multi-billion dollar Nigerian oil deal.
The Gray Man First Look Photos
On April 26, Netflix released a handful of images from the film along with the release date announcement. Fans can catch Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas and Regé-Jean Page in the upcoming Netflix movie that looks sleek and exciting.
Check out the first look photos below!
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FanSided Entertainment employees contributed to this report.