When, at the beginning of Joe and Anthony Russo’s action thriller The Gray Man, inmate Sierra Six (Ryan Gosling) is recruited to the CIA as a mercenary in exchange for his freedom, it’s safe to assume that his new career will be a little different from your average day job. Indeed, his new life is perilous, to say the least – but never more so than when he gets on the government’s bad side after accidentally unearthing some of their sinister secrets.
Once Six gets a hold of these secrets, The Gray Man takes the shape of an action-packed manhunt thriller. Realizing that Six is a liability, CIA agent Denny Carmichael (Regé-Jean Page) hires former co-worker and maniacal assassin Lloyd Hansen (Chris Evans) to hunt him down. Six manages to evade Lloyd until the two meet up for a third-act showdown. They are at one another’s throats when CIA agent Suzanne Brewer (Jessica Henwick) shows up and fatally shoots Lloyd. But, wait a minute – wasn’t it her team that hired him in the first place?
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Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo discussed the possibility of directing an X-Men film for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
In an interview with AP Entertainment, the Russo brothers were asked whether they were interested in directing a new adventure for the X-Men. "One of my prized possessions is Incredible Hulk #181, which is the first appearance of Wolverine," Joe Russo explained. "It's an important part of my comic book collection. Wolverine being so essential to the X-Men, of course, that would be a fun project to work on and find a new way into it. But, I do think that that's probably something that [Marvel Studios President and Marvel Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Kevin Feige] has rightfully put aside for a while to introduce some new characters to the world, and bring that back when it's ready."
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