‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ Premiere Pushed Back and First Movie Poster Revealed. When you first think of an upcoming movie starring Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, and Ryan Reynolds you may instantly expect another film coming soon to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Though this pairing may be featured in a future Marvel Studios project, the trio is actually starring in a completely different spy thriller/action flick called, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, a sequel to The Hitman’s Bodyguard starring Jackson and Reynolds from 2017.
The sequel was set to premiere in August 2020, but the theatrical release has sense been postponed to Summer 2021.
Salma Hayek shared the news along with the first movie poster for the sequel in an Instagram post with the caption: “Because of the confinement the release of HWB has been postponed to the summer of 2021. I’m kind of bummed because I can’t wait for you all to see it.
Por la cuarentena, el estreno de Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, se movió al próximo verano. Que lastima porque muero de ganas de que lo vean.”
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Because of the confinement the release of HWB has been postponed to the summer of 2021. I’m kind of bummed because I can’t wait for you all to see it. Por la cuarentena, el estreno de Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, se movió al próximo verano. Que lastima porque muero de ganas de que lo vean. #HitmansWifesBodyguard @samuelljackson @vancityreynolds @imdb
The original film followed the world’s top protection agent who is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world’s most notorious hit men. The relentless bodyguard and manipulative assassin have been on the opposite end of the bullet for years and are thrown together for a wildly outrageous 24-hours. During their journey from England to the Hague, they encounter high-speed car chases, outlandish boat escapades and a merciless Eastern European dictator who is out for blood.
A synopsis for the sequel shares, “Four years after the events of the original film, bodyguard Michael Bryce continues his friendship with assassin Darius Kincaid as they embark on a new adventure to save Sonia, Darius’s wife, from new threats.” Another synopsis shares, “Michael Bryce and Darius Kincaid join forces with an Interpol agent to prevent a cyberattack in Europe.”
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