The Hitman’s Bodyguard Release Delayed to 2022

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Bodyguard 2, Ryan Reynolds’s buddy-cop movie is coming with a sequel with Samuel L. Jackson, its release date being delayed to 2022. With Tom O’Connor and director Patrick Hughes are back on the board, too. Which was fantastic news for all the fans and lovers of this movie?

Come back of Ryan Reynolds’s with Samuel L. Jackson has been delayed further to 2022. The 2017 action-comedy movie Hitman’s Bodyguard saw Reynolds play as the bodyguard Michael Bryce. Who peeks to repay himself by safeguarding a Hitman named Darius Kincaid (Jackson).

But these two had a past of problems making the task of holding Darius alive even harder. Following the classic style of ‘80s buddy-cop concept, the film did not receive overwhelming reviews from critics, but still managed to take in over $180 million worldwide at the box office. Due to the success of another movie of this pairing, a sequel of this was greenlit.

Hitman's Bodyguards in 2022
It’s not the size that’s matters…..It’s how you see it.  Image: Joseph Lalond

Hitman’s Bodyguard will come back with a big hit?

The Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 will return with a large fraction of the original team. With Jackson and Reynolds returning to their roles, Salma Hayek making again her role as Sonia, Darius Kincaid’s wife. The story is said to be laid down in Europe, with Bryce once again involved in Darius and his wife’s problems.

Interestingly, Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 await will see the action-comedy avoid releasing in the same month as Wonder Woman 1984.  Instead, it will end up joining the month James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad is set to be coming out. However, considering Gunn’s DC film is set for August 6, that should be enough for Reynolds and Jackson’s sequel to attract their audience.

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Pandemic Delayed the Hitman’s Bodyguard

Hitman’s Bodyguard is delayed due to?

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, movie theatres are kept closed, productions have stopped working. So all the studios have been changing release dates almost every other day. Now Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 makers also joins the list of delays.

Lionsgate announced their various dates to be changed by posting a photo on their Twitter page. It has now moved from August 28, 2022, to August 20, 2022. It is essential to push from an entire year from its originally scheduled release. The move is related to the other patterns of Lionsgate projects, which are also moving back a year.

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What all is getting postponed due to this Pandemic?

Due to the current Pandemic and a big stop to work has brought the unpredictable circumstances of the film industry and the working world in general. Reynolds has already seen his film Free Guy delayed to December. while Jackson’s Spiral is also a part of Lionsgate’s year of movie delays.

Although Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 is not as such a big one as compare to other films that have been postponed. In addition to the returning cast – crew members, the sequel has added the people like Morgan Freeman, Frank Grillo, and Antonio Banderas as the villain. So fans of the film will be certainly interested to see what the talented group of actors will bring to Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 in 2022.