The Gray Man
The Gray Man

The Gray Man by the Russo Brothers Will Star Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling

Last Updated on October 20, 2021 by Joydeep Ghosh

The latest thriller on Netflix will showcase Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling. One of the most awaited Netflix dramas, The Gray Man, is already in the works.

Joe Russo and Anthony Russo, the Russo brothers, will be directing this movie. This movie is actually an adaptation of Mark Greaney’s novel, The Gray Man.

Earlier it had been announced that the Russo brothers had taken over the direction of the film. the film was actually supposed to be directed by Ad Astra’s director James Gray and it would star Brad Pitt.

The news about the film was posted on the Instagram and Twitter pages of the Russo Brothers. They posted a picture of a clapperboard, with the name of the film written and “Take 1” written on it.

The Gray Man
The Gray Man clapperboard

During the previous summer, it was confirmed about the actors in the movie. This will be the first time Ryan Gosling will be working with the Russo Brothers. For Chris Evans, this will be the fifth time he is working with the director duo.

Ryan Gosling will play the role of a Court Gentry, who was a former CIA officer, but now he turned to an assassin. He is known as the Gray Man. Chris Evans is going to hunt him down as Lloyd Hansen, who was earlier his colleague.

Rege-Jean Page, the star in Bridgerton, has also joined the cast of the movie. The other actors and stars in the movie are Ana de Armas from Knives Out, Jessica Henwick, Alfred Woodard, and Billy Bob Thornton.

The character of Woodard, the Oscar-nominated actress, has only been revealed as of now. She will play the role of Maurice Cahill, a very old friend of Gentry. She will help him throughout the entire way as the police are trying to track him down.

This new project will not be limited to a single film. The Russo Brothers have said that it will be a franchise at the CCXP panel in 2020 moderated by Steve Weintraub. Joe Russo has clearly mentioned that The gray man will be considered a series of movies that could portray other characters.

The film also boasts of its scriptwriting team- Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, Anna Waterhouse. They were also the writers of Avengers: Endgame. Patrick Newall will produce the movie.

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