Los brothers Anthony and Joe Russo (Avengers: Endgame, Avengers: Infinity War) direct the feature film that carries a heavy weight from its origin: being the most expensive production in the history of Netflixwith a budget of $200 million dollars.
action thriller, The Gray Man, seeks to become a blockbuster for the streamer who, although he has been successful with his series and documentaries, and has enjoyed critical acclaim with Oscar nominations, still does not have a great blockbuster. can The Gray Man become that?
The film, titled in our market the gray manis starring Ryan Goslingin his first film role since First Man (2018), Chris Evansy Anne of Arms (Knives Out). The secondary cast complement it Regé-Jean Page (Bridgerton), Billy Bob Thornton (Goliath), Wagner Moura (Shining Girls, Narcos), Jessica Henwick (Iron Fist, Knives Out 2), y Alfre Woodward (See, Luke Cage).
Gosling plays “Sierra Six,” a deadly CIA assassin/mercenary who keeps his identity a secret due to the sensitive missions he works on. But when he stumbles upon some dark secrets about the agency that were supposed to remain hidden, the tables soon turn and he becomes the target of one of the government’s other top assassins, Lloyd Hansen (Evans).
Written by Joe Russo, Joe Schrapnel, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, and Anna Watterhouse, the screenplay is based on the bestselling novel by Mark Greaney.
When the CIA’s most skilled agent, whose true identity no one knows, accidentally uncovers the agency’s dark secrets, a psychopathic former colleague places a bounty on his head, sparking a global manhunt by international assassins.
Netflix is aiming for the film to spearhead a franchise that could be an asset to the streamer for years to come.
The Gray Man will be released in theaters in the United States on July 15, 2022while a week later (July 22, 2022) will debut on the streaming platform.
The first trailer below: