The Grey Man is getting a sequel and a spin-off, Netflix has confirmed.
Following the profitable launch of The Gray Man this weekend, the place it debuted because the #1 film in 92 nations, Netflix is cementing plans for the IP to develop into a serious spy franchise.
Filmmaker duo Joe and Anthony Russo will return as administrators for The Grey Man sequel.
In the meantime, The Grey Man spin-off film is ready to discover totally different parts of The Grey Man universe.
Will probably be written by screenwriters Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese (Deadpool, Zombieland). Plot particulars are presently below wraps.
An earlier report had claimed that The Grey Man spin-off could be a prequel and centre on Chris Evans’ villain Lloyd Hansen.
“The viewers response to ‘The Grey Man’ has been nothing wanting phenomenal. We’re so appreciative of the passion that followers internationally have had for this movie.
“With so many superb characters within the film, we had all the time supposed for The Grey Man to be a part of an expanded universe, and we’re thrilled that Netflix is saying a sequel with Ryan, in addition to a second script that we’re excited to speak about quickly,” the Russo Brothers mentioned in a joint assertion.
The Russos and AGBO’s Mike Larocca will produce The Grey Man 2 together with Joe Roth and Jeffrey Kirschenbaum for Roth Kirschenbaum Movies.
The storyline of ‘The Grey Man’ relies on the best-selling ebook collection by Mark Greaney.
The movie follows CIA agent Sierra Six, who unintentionally uncovers darkish company secrets and techniques and turns into a major goal of his former colleague Lloyd Hansen and different worldwide assassins. It additionally options Ana de Armas, Regé-Jean Web page, Jessica Henwick, and Dhanush.
The Grey Man is the third movie from AGBO to premiere on Netflix, and the corporate’s second consecutive debut at #1 worldwide. The 2020 Chris Hemsworth-led Extraction — additionally from AGBO — is the fifth hottest movie on Netflix, and has a sequel to be launched on Netflix in 2023.
Earlier than The Grey Man 2, the Russo Brothers will direct sci-fi film The Electric Slate, starring Stranger Issues’ Millie Bobby Brown within the lead.
“With The Grey Man, the Russos delivered an edge-of-your-seat spectacle that audiences world wide are loving. We’re excited to proceed to companion with them and the workforce at AGBO as they construct out The Grey Man universe,” mentioned Scott Stuber, Head of World Movie at Netflix.