By: John M Jerva
Recently, reports surfaced that Joe Russo, who is one half of the dynamic filmmaking brother team The Russo Brothers, was actively working on a script for the follow up to Netflix’s blockbuster action extravaganza Extraction which stars the MCU’s Chris Hemsworth. The film was an action master class directed by veteran MCU stunt maestro Sam Hargrave and once it debuted to strong numbers, rumblings of sequels, or prequels, immediately flooded the net.
Now in an interview with Collider, Joe Russo dropped another fantastic bit of news in that they are trying to map out an expanded universe for the new franchise which may include spin-offs and team up films. Check out Russo’s comments below!
Hargrave and Hemsworth are expected to return and it’ll be interesting to see if the future flicks go backwards or forwards in time or possibly both. The ending to the first film definitely left things open so the possibilities are endless.
Russo also gave an update to when the follow up may go in front of the cameras by saying:
With that statement, we have a long wait to see what happens but hopefully we get more info STAT. Hemsworth’s character of black market Merc Tyler Rake was bad ass and I would love to see films starring Harbour as well as Bollywood star Randeep Hooda who was equally bad ass as Saju. Only time will tell how this all plays out.
In the original film,
Like I said, it’s no secret what I thought of the movie and it was probably the best action pic of the year when we definitely needed some new product in the wake of the pandemic. Hemsworth, who was a star in comic book action films, solidified his action hero status with this one and to read my complete thoughts on the film, check out my full review in the link below!
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As always, I love to give you all a visual treat, so check out a fist pumping action set piece from the original and watch Hemsworth go all action hero on the bad guys!
Source: Collider- https://collider.com/extraction-2-filming-details-chris-hemsworth/