By: John M Jerva
With a shoot spanning three weeks in length, principal photography has officially wrapped on the highly anticipated sequel Accident Man 2. The sequel sees Scott Adkins returning as assassin Mike Fallon who’s expertise is making his hits look like accidents. The first film was definitely one of the best in Adkins’ arsenal of films and combined hyper-kinetic action set pieces with dark comedy.
Adkins shared the news on social media along with a little saying to fans that this one is loaded with action.
Adkins also shared a video on Instagram during the last day of shooting which included the film’s co-directors George and Harry Kirby who took over the reigns for the sequel and look to be headed for a great career in action filmmaking with the look of this one which is their first feature film to helm.
The two have cut their teeth in the industry and has managed to put out numerous projects via their K&K productions banner. George even brings a high level of stunt knowledge to the picture having done work on various MCU projects like Marvel’s Doctor Strange along with Sony’s recent hit Venom: Let There Be Carnage. He also worked on the action-thriller American Assassin which also featured Adkins.
Fans were also treated to a special sizzle reel which highlights the signature and extreme action fight sequences we are in store for. With a cast including Sarah Chang, Andy Long Nguyen and Zara Phythian who was just recently announced, this one should surpass the original in terms of adrenaline.
Jesse V. Johnson helmed the first film which is based on the character Mike Fallon, AKA Accident Man, which was created by Pat Mills in 1991 in the underground UK comic Toxic! Adkins’ longtime collaborator Stu Small returns to pen the sequel. The popular character got his nickname due to the fact that he was an assassin who made his hits look like accidents.
Keep it locked and loaded right here for more details to come as Accident Man 2 is ready to go into post-production and is expected to kick its way to a release sometime in 2022!