The highly anticipated upcoming film, The Gray Man, is gathering more and more hype as the cast is filled with Hollywood stars!
Based on the debut novel of the same name. The film adaptation is reported to be the Netflix’s biggest budget project so far. And that the production has the intentions to go for. A whole new franchise “with high level of scale and a budget upward of $200 million.” The first film will be directed by Joe and Anthony Russo.
When Will The Gray Man Release?
The official release date for The Gray Man hasn’t been announced yet. Back when the film was announced, Joe Russo planned on filming it last year. However, because of this another pandemic delay, the January production that was suppose to start,didn’t happen. As of now, the film is set to start filming in mid March,Now.
From the recent Collider interview It is clear that the scope of filming locations is quite wide. Russo explained that the the film is a big, global spy thriller. Its intent is, it’s gonna be from various different locations.
Who will be in The Gray Man?
The cast has only grown bigger and more star-studded since it was officially announced. It will star Ryan Gosling in the main role as former CIA operative Court Gentry. Chris Evans will play the story’s main villain – Lloyd Hansen.
In December of last year,the report also said that Ana De Armas — of recent Knives Out fame — has joined the project. The cast is said to also include Jessica Henwick,Wagner Moura, Bollywood star Dhanush and Julia Butters.Three more familiar faces have been furthermore added to the thriller’s list: Bridgerton star Regé-Jean Page, veteran Hollywood actor Billy Bob Thorton, and Alfre Woodard.
What is the Plot of The Gray Man?
Based on Mark Greaney’s novel, The Gray Man will follow Court Gentry ( Ryan Gosling). As he travels the globe, running for his life, hunted down by Lloyd Hansen (Chris Evans). The agent assigned to track Gentry.
Additionally,there are plans to make it into a bigger franchise. Russo in his Collider interview said that the movie will itself be big enough. So you’re still gonna have questions about the wider universe. He added that the movie’s ending will be more like “a chapter in a book”. Rather than the end of the novel, sure to leave viewers wanting more.
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