‘The Gray Man’ sequel greenlit by Netflix

OUR action thriller gray man is getting a sequel and spin-off less than two weeks after premiere, indicating that Netflix’s “Ryan Gosling vs. Ryan Gosling” marketing strategy. Chris Evans’ film appears to have been a huge success.

Ryan Gosling will reprise his role in the sequel alongside directors Joe and Anthony Russo and co-writer gray manStephen McFeely whose other works include Avengers: Endgame as well as Captain America: Civil Warhandle the script.

The plot of the spin-off is being kept under wraps, but writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese Dead Pool as well as Zombielandwriting a script.

Based on a series of best-selling novels by Mark Greaney, the $200 million (RM891 million) CIA thriller debuted on the streaming service on July 22 after a limited theatrical release on July 15.

In the film, Gosling plays a Sierra Six secret agent who is being pursued by a psychotic mercenary at the behest of a high-ranking government official trying to cover up his own crimes.

The film’s ensemble was also filled with top-notch actors and actresses, including Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jessica Henwick and Rare-Jean Paige.

“Public reaction to gray man was nothing short of phenomenal. With so many great characters in the movie, we always wanted gray man become part of the expanded universe, and we are thrilled that Netflix is ​​announcing a sequel with Ryan, as well as a second script, which we are excited to share soon,” Joe and Anthony Russo said in a statement.

gray man currently streaming on Netflix.