Salma Hayek Braces For Action Opposite Ryan Reynolds In “Hitman’s Bodyguard”



Fresh off of the wild success of Deadpool, has already jumped into his next project — and and are joining him. The three will star together in THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD, which is set to start in April.

Hayek, Yung and Reynolds will be joined by and in the action flick. Reynolds will play the best protection agent in the world who is assigned to a hit man played by Jackson. The two butt heads and have to endure each other’s company for 24 hours until they get to The Hague, where they encounter a ruthless Eastern European dictator (Oldman) determined to bring them down. No word yet on the roles Hayek or Yung will fill.

The Millennium feature will be directed by and written by Tim O’Connor, who made the 2011 Hit List. is distributing and , , Matt O’Toole, and are producing. , , , , , , and are executive .

Yung can be seen next in Gods of Egypt with Gerard Butler and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. She will also star in season two of Daredevil as Elektra. Her past film credits include G.I. Joe: Retaliation and
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. She is repped by the and Gersh.

Hayek stars in Septembers of Shiraz opposite Adrien Brody which premiered last year at the Toronto International Festival. She can be seen next in the fantasy movie Tale of Tales, slated for release later this year. Next up she will lend her voice to the raunchy animated comedy Sausage Party and Drunk Parents with Joe Manganiello,
Bridget Moynahan, and Alec Baldwin. She is repped by .


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