Red, from 2010, grossed nearly $187 million worldwide, so it’s no surprise that a sequel was greenlit at lightening speed. The aptly named Red 2 was shopped around at the 2012 Cannes Film Market where Summit Entertainment picked it up.
Filming began in September in Montreal and has moved to Paris. Here’s a look at Bruce Willis, Mary Louise Parker and John Malkovich on set.
Red 2 reunites a “team of retired CIA operatives as they use their old-school style to take on a new set of enemies all across Europe.”
Directed by Dean Parisot (Galaxy Quest) the film will also star Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Catherine Zeta-Jones, David Thewlis and Neal McDonough. No offense to those fine thesps but we get Anthony Hopkins and David Thewlis but no Karl Urban?? Man what a gip!
Red 2 is due in theaters August 2, 2013 in both the US and the UK.