Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek and Samuel L. Jackson are back in action in the first trailer for the sequel to the hit 2017 action comedy The Hitman’s Bodyguard.
Set to Britney Spears‘ “Hit Me Baby One More Time,” the sneak peek of Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard shows Reynolds’ Michael Bryce trying to leave the stressful executive protection business after he saved the life of Jackson’s most-wanted hitman, Darius Kincaid, in the previous film.
However, Bryce’s doctor-ordered sabbatical is interrupted nearly literally at gunpoint by Darius’ equally infamous wife, Sonia, played by Hayek, who forces the bodyguard to save her so that she and Darius can have a baby — a revelation that’s a shock to both men.
In addition to the over-the-top action of the first one, the Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard trailer shows the film’s banter between the two frenemies is also clearly back.
“How many times have you nearly gotten me killed?!” Reynolds asks. “Not enough!” Jackson replies.
Also starring Hayek’s Desperado co-star Antonio Banderas and Boss Level’s Frank Grillo, Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard opens June 16.
Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard opens June 16.
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