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The Mercenaries sequel has gone to work

Image After the crime thriller " Mercenary " was released in limited release in the United States and, having debuted in just six cinemas, grossed $ 401,000 , Lionsgate seriously thought about creating a sequel. The news outlet Collider reports that the studio is already actively working on a sequel.

Directed by Denis Villeneuve (Captives), the film followsan FBI agent (Emily Blunt), who is approached for help by two rangers working for CIA (Josh Brolin and Benicio del Toro). Their goal is to expose a drug cartel operating on the border between the US and Mexico. However, the main character does not even suspect that during the operation they will have to visit a place where lawlessness and violence rule.

The film premiered in May at the Cannes Film Festival . And although the topic of drug war is not new for cinema, critics have appreciated the tape of Villeneuve . In professional circles, The Mercenary was immediately listed as a possible nominee for the Oscar .


The action of the sequel, according to the source, will revolve around the character del Toro , who remains a mysterious figure until the end of the picture. Taylor Sheridan, writer of the first part, and Villeneuve himself are involved in the work on the sequel. However, it is not yet known whether the latter will return to the director's chair.


The Mercenary will be widely released on October 2 , but in USA the film Villeneuve , unfortunately, has not yet received the premiere date.

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Author: Jake Pinkman