Netflix's Gray Man to have a sequel, spin-offtext_fields
Mumbai: After the success of The Gray Man, the Russo Brothers announced that they will return as directors for the movie's sequel and spin-off. As per reports, Ryan Gosling will reprise the role of CIA mercenary Court Gentry AKA Sierra Six in the second installment.
On July 26, the Russo Brothers took to Twitter and wrote, "#TheGrayMan Universe. We're excited to announce that a sequel to The Gray Man is now in development with star Ryan Gosling, us, and co-writer Stephen McFeely set to return. A spin-off is also in the works, written by acclaimed screenwriters Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese (sic)."
"The audience reaction to The Gray Man has been nothing short of phenomenal. We are so appreciative of the enthusiasm that fans across the world have had for this film, the directors said in the statement."
The Russos and AGBO's Mike Larocca will produce the sequel along with Joe Roth and Jeffrey Kirschenbaum for Roth Kirschenbaum Films.
The sequel and spin-off announcement comes days after The Gray Man, based on Mark Greaney's 2009 novel, was released on Netflix.
The film follows CIA mercenary spy Sierra Six, who accidentally uncovers dark agency secrets and becomes a primary target of his former colleague Lloyd Hansen and other international assassins. It also features Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Rege Jean Page, Jessica Henwick, and Indian superstar Dhanush.
As per the streaming platform, the spin-off film will be written by acclaimed screenwriters Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. Plot details are currently under wraps.
"With The Gray Man, the Russos delivered an edge-of-your-seat spectacle that audiences around the world are loving. We're excited to continue to partner with them and the team at AGBO as they build out The Gray Man universe," said Scott Stuber, Head of Global Film at Netflix.