Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (released as The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard in Australasia) is a 2021 American action comedy film directed by Patrick Hughes and written by Tom O’Connor and Brandon and Phillip Murphy. The film is a sequel to the 2017 film The Hitman’s Bodyguard and features Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, and Richard E. Grant reprising their roles, with Frank Grillo, Tom Hopper, Antonio Banderas, and Morgan Freeman joining the cast. In the film, suspended bodyguard Michael Bryce (Reynolds) must once again team up with hitman Darius Kincaid (Jackson) and his wife (Hayek) to stop a madman (Banderas) from launching a terror attack on Europe.
Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard was theatrically released in the United States on June 16, 2021, by Lionsgate.
Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard – Trailer
Hitman Darius Kincaid’s wife Sonia seeks assistance from their ex-bodyguard, Michael Bryce, to save Darius from mobsters. After rescuing him, the trio gets involved in saving Europe from a madman.
Release date: 18 June 2021
Director: Patrick Hughes
Box office: $70.1 million
Story by: Tom O’Connor
Distributed by: Lionsgate Films
Production companies: Millennium Media; Nu Boyana Film Studios; Campbell Grobman Films; Film i Väst; FilmGate Films
- Ryan Reynolds as Michael Bryce
- Ivor Bagaric as young Michael Bryce
- Samuel L. Jackson as Darius Kincaid
- Salma Hayek as Sonia Kincaid, Darius’ wife.
- Frank Grillo as Bobby O’Neill
- Antonio Banderas as Aristotle Papadopoulos
- Morgan Freeman as Michael Bryce Sr.
- Richard E. Grant as Mr. Seifert
- Tom Hopper as Magnusson
- Kristofer Kamiyasu as Zento
- Caroline Goodall as Superintendent Crowley
- Alice McMillan as Ailso
- Gabriella Wright as Veronika
- Dragan Mićanović as Vlad
- Rebecca Front as Michael’s therapist
- Blake Ritson as Gunther
- Miltos Yerolemou as Carlo