The Russo brothers could now not be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe having bowed out of the franchise after directing the highest-grossing film in historical past, however the duo have clearly made numerous mates alongside the way in which. They reteamed with Chris Hemsworth to ship Netflix’s largest unique hit ever in Extraction, and Tom Holland is alleged to provide an awards worthy efficiency of their upcoming effort Cherry.
Not solely that, however Chris Evans has been tapped to star alongside Ryan Gosling in Joe and Anthony’s $200 million espionage blockbuster The Grey Man, and the Russos have now accomplished the Holy Trinity of MCU Chrises by signing on to helm motion comedy Saigon Bodyguards with Chris Pratt within the lead position.
A remake of the 2016 Vietnamese film of the identical identify, the plot follows two mismatched bodyguards who discover that their employer has been kidnapped, forcing them to place their variations apart and staff as much as get him again. Chinese language megastar Wu Jing can be connected, which nearly ensures that Saigon Bodyguards will do huge enterprise within the nation given his standing as a confirmed field workplace draw that headlined, co-wrote and directed Wolf Warrior 2, a movie that raked in over $850 million from native theaters alone.
After all, Chris Pratt has been going through some backlash just lately after the web appeared to choose him being named the worst Hollywood Chris, whereas he additionally put his foot in it with a poorly-worded social media put up when he was trying to advertise Pixar’s Onward. This stuff nearly at all times blow over finally, although, and with Jurassic World: Dominion within the can and sci-fi actioner The Tomorrow Warfare arriving subsequent summer season, the 41 year-old might be trying to show that he’s nonetheless a serious star.