Check out The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard Trailers for this action comedy. This somewhat un-gamely titled film is a sequel. The 2017 original, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, is much easier to say. Here Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L Jackson reprise their roles of bodyguard and hitman.

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard Trailers

Trailer 1 short

This first gives a good indication of the basis of the setup of the film.

Trailer 2

This second one has a longer in-depth look giving a better idea as to where the film might go.

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard Lowdown

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The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard – Darius Kincaid (Samuel L Jackson) and Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) ©2021 Lionsgate, photo by David Appleby

Bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) and hitman Darius Kincaid (Samuel L Jackson) are back on another life-threatening mission. The studio bills them as The world’s most lethal odd couple. Here they are still unlicensed and under scrutiny.

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The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard – Sonia Kincaid (Salma Hayek) ©2021 Lionsgate, photo by David Appleby

Bryce is forced into action by Darius’s even more volatile wife who is the infamous international con artist Sonia Kincaid (Salma Hayek). He finds himself driven over the edge by his two most dangerous protectees. Then, to make matter worse, the trio get in over their heads in a global plot. Soon find that they are all that stand between Europe and a vengeful and powerful madman (Antonio Banderas).

Joining in the fun and deadly mayhem is Morgan Freeman as…well, you’ll have to see.

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The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard – Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds), Sonia Kincaid (Salma Hayek), and Darius Kincaid (Samuel L Jackson) ©2021 Lionsgate, photo by David Appleby

Cast & Crew

The cast includes:

  • Ryan Reynolds
  • Samuel L Jackson
  • Salma Hayek
  • with Antonio Banderas
  • and Morgan Freeman
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The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard – Darius Kincaid (Samuel L Jackson), Aristotle Papadopolous (Antonio Banderas), Sonia Kincaid (Salma Hayek) and Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) ©2021 Lionsgate, photo by David Appleby

Plus Frank Grillo, Caroline Goodall, Rebecca Front, Gabriella Wright, Alice McMillan, Kristofer Kamiyasu, Tom Hopper, Blake Ritson, with Richard E Grant.

The movie is directed by Patrick Hughes from a screen play by Tom O’Connor, Phillip Murphy and Brandon Murphy. It’s based on the characters created by Tom O’Connor.

The producers are Matthew O’Toole, Les Weldon and Yariv Lerner.

The movie has not yet been rated but currently it has a duration of 118 minutes.

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The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard – Poster: Stars Ryan Reynolds, Morgan Freeman, Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas and Samuel L Jackson ©2021 Lionsgate

Theatrical release dates

  • US & Canada: June 16th, 2021
  • UK & Ireland: June 21st, 2021
  • New Zealand: June 24th, 2021