After succeeding with several installments of the MCU, the Russo brothers are back with a very particular project. This time it is not an epic battle full of explosions, heroes and villains, but a thriller starring a great cast. Here we present all the details of the gray man.
What will it be about?
Court Gentry, the CIA’s most skilled mercenary, whose true identity is unknown to anyone, accidentally uncovers the agency’s dark secrets. That’s when Lloyd Hansen, a psychopathic former colleague, places a bounty on his head, sparking a worldwide manhunt by international assassins.
As you would expect from a Netflix production, the cast is full of stars: Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans and Ana de Armas are the protagonists.
In addition, we can also find Jessica Henwick, Wagner Moura, Dhanush, Billy Bob Thorton, Alfre Woodard, Jean Page and Scott Haze.
Not bad for a production of more than $200 million dollars. With that budget, the gray man became the most expensive Netflix movie ever.
who is behind the gray man?
The famous brothers Anthony and Joe Russo are behind the scenes of this ambitious film. The latter also co-wrote the script with Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely (Avengers: Endgame).
This is the first blockbuster the Russo brothers have directed since they set the box office on fire with the latest ensemble in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so expectations are probably going to be sky high. Will they be able to continue the winning streak?
The intention of Netflix and the production team is to create a franchise similar to James Bond and, with such a budget, it is clear that they spared no expense to deliver the best possible product.
Anthony Russo commented for dead line what can we expect from the film:
“The film is a match between these two great actors, who represent different versions of the CIA. What it can be and what it can do. For those who were fans of Captain America and the Winter Soldier, it is us moving in that territory of establishing a real world. That’s what the movie means to us.”
In the same interview, Joe Russo spoke about the immense scale of the gray man:
“The intention is to be competitive. The ability to pull it off with Gosling and Evans is a dream come true for us. The idea is to create a franchise and build a universe with Ryan at the center. We’ve all committed to the first movie and that should make sure we get a second one. We think Netflix is the perfect place for this film.”
the gray man is one of the 86 original titles with which Netflix plans to dominate the streaming during 2022. Although there is no official trailer yet, the film is expected to hit select theaters on July 15 and, on the platform, a week later.
The entry The Gray Man – Premiere and all about the new film by the Russo brothers was first published in Cine PREMIERE.