The Gray Man: Russo Brothers make the big announcement

Dhanush, who played one of the leads, has received immense love from his fans. Today, on the occasion of his birthday, Russo Brothers, the makers of The Gray Man, have announced the sequel to the film.

By Bhavana Sharma  Published on  27 July 2022 1:45 PM GMT
The Gray Man: Russo Brothers make the big announcement

Hyderabad: The Gray Man has been one of the much-awaited Hollywood films this year. Starring Dhanush, Ryan Reynolds, and Chris Evan in lead roles, the film started streaming on Netflix on July 22 and has received a lot of love from audiences across the world.

Dhanush, who played one of the leads, has received immense love from his fans. Today, on the occasion of his birthday, Russo Brothers, the makers of The Gray Man, have announced the sequel to the film.

Following the immensely successful release of The Gray Man this weekend, where it debuted as the #1 movie in 92 countries, Netflix is cementing plans for the IP to become a major spy franchise.

A sequel to The Gray Man, which is already a fan favorite with a 91% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes, is now in development with star Ryan Gosling and directors Joe and Anthony Russo set to return. The Russos and AGBO's Mike Larocca will produce along with Joe Roth and Jeffrey Kirschenbaum for Roth Kirschenbaum Films.

The Gray Man co-writer Stephen McFeely (The Electric State, Avengers: Endgame, Captain America: Civil War) is writing.

A spin-off film, written by acclaimed screenwriters Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese (Deadpool, Zombieland) is set to explore a different element of The Gray Man universe. The logline is being kept under wraps.

The Gray Man is based on the best-selling book series by Mark Greaney.

The Gray Man is the third film from AGBO to premiere on Netflix, and the company's second consecutive debut at #1 worldwide, with a sequel to follow. AGBO's, 2020's Extraction starring Chris Hemsworth, [is the 5th most popular film on Netflix] has a sequel to be released on Netflix in 2023.

Talking about the development of the sequel, Joe and Anthony Russo shared, "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. With so many amazing characters in the movie, we had always intended for the Gray Man to be part of an expanded universe, and we are thrilled that Netflix is announcing a sequel with Ryan, as well as a second script that we're excited to talk about soon."

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