The sequel to 2010’s “Red” picks up with the highly lethal intelligence officers who this time must break a man out of an insane asylum so he can stop a weapon of mass destruction from going off. Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker, Brian Cox, Karl Urban, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman and John Malkovich are all returning to the sequel which will feature Thewlis as a character called Frog, named such because he poisoned the Kremlin’s water supply with a poisonous Amazonian frog.
Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Mark Vahradian and David Ready will produce the project.
Through all the films he has starred in, Thewlis is probably best known as Remus Lupin in the “Harry Potter” series. His most recent films were “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” and “War Horse” and he will next be seen in the comedy “Cheeky”.