The Gray Man: Release date, trailer, cast and what we know so far about the new Netflix version starring Ryan Gosling
If the cast on the list wasn’t enough to get you excited, the trailer for Netflix’s latest blockbuster looks set to be one of the streaming giant’s most ambitious projects yet.
The trailer, which was released on May 24 and is just over two minutes long, showcases the Canadian actor’s smoldering beauty in a film that looks jam-packed with action and entertainment.
The Gray Man is based on the New York Times bestseller of the same name by author Mark Greaney and sees Hollywood idols Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans go head-to-head in the spy flick that looks like movie hits. popular spies like John Wick.
Directed by duo Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, The Gray Man will see Gosling (Drive, Lars And The Real Girl) star as a skilled CIA mercenary as he stumbles upon dark secrets that threaten his very existence. .
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What is The Gray Man about?
The film will follow former CIA agent Court Gentry (Gosling), also known by his codename Sierra Six, who is skilled in infiltration and assassination. However, after a betrayal puts him behind bars, he escapes to start a new life as a hitman.
As he lives his new life, the former agent uncovers incriminating evidence against the agency, which sees his former CIA colleagues go after the fugitive in an attempt to get him out – once and for all.
Unhinged former colleague Lloyd Hansen, another of the CIA’s top intelligence operatives, is given the task of finding Gentry and bringing him down.
An ensuing manhunt takes place in many different countries, where only Gentry’s ingenuity and ability will help him evade a number of bounty hunters, hitmen and, of course, , to Hansen.
Who is part of the cast of The Gray Man?
Ryan Gosling will star as Court Gentry aka Sierra Six, the CIA who is forced to flee while being hunted down by deranged former colleague Lloyd Hansen, played by Chris Evans.
And the names on the list don’t stop there, with several of Hollywood’s biggest names getting roles in the film.
Ana de Armas will play the role of Dani Miranda, Billy Bob Thornton will play Donald Fitzroy and Alfre Woodard will play Maurice Cahill.
Jessica Henwick, Regé-Jean Page, Wagner Moura, Julia Butters, Dhanush, Callan Mulvey, Eme Ikwuakor, Scott Haze, Michael Gandolfini, Sam Lerner, Robert Kazinsky and DeObia Oparei are all listed as cast members.
When will The Gray Man be released on Netflix UK?
Ryan Gosling’s blockbuster will hit cinemas for a short time before getting an exclusive launch on Netflix.
It will also hit theaters on Friday, July 15, but only for one week.
Netflix UK subscribers will then be able to watch the film from 8:01 a.m. on July 22, exclusively on the streaming platform. Don’t have a Netflix account? You can sign up here, with prices starting at £5.99.