The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard Gets Wise-Cracking First Trailer

Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L, Jackson, and Salma Hayek star in the action comedy sequel.

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The first trailer for The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard has been released. The movie is the sequel to the 2017 action comedy The Hitman's Bodyguard starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L Jackson.

Reynolds returns as bodyguard Michael Bryce, who is attempting to get out of the bodyguard guard game by relaxing by a tropical beach. Things change when he encounters Sonia (Salma Hayek), an infamous international con artist and wife of assassin Darius Kincaid (Jackson), who Bryce had to protect in the first movie. Very dangerous people want Sonia and Darius dead, and Bryce presume must resume the bodyguard life once more. Violent mayhem and lots of wise-cracking follows--if you saw the first movie, you'll know what to expect. Check the trailer out below:

The movie also stars Antonio Banderas, Morgan Freeman, and Frank Grillo, and it's directed by Patruck Hughes, who also helmed the first films. The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard hits theaters on June 16, having been moved forward from a release date in August.

In related news, Reynolds recently sat down to watch his 2011 superhero flop Green Lantern for the first time. While the actor was gently mocking his own performance, he did admit that the film was a lot better than he was expecting. Reynolds will also return to the role of Deadpool for the third movie, but that isn't expected for some time.

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