The Hitman’s Bodyguard Trailer Starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson


Although Ryan Reynolds has turned in a few decent dramatic performances over the years, the success of Deadpool seems to prove that audiences prefer to see him in comedies (especially R-rated ones). He is embracing that fact with another R-rated action comedy this summer that finds him teaming up with Samuel L. Jackson, a potentially inspired pairing for a buddy comedy. Reynolds plays a protection agent who is tasked with safeguarding a notorious hitman (Jackson) for 24 hours so that he can testify in court. Needless to say, he is not interested in co-operating. Directed by Patrick Hughes (The Expendables 3), The Hitman’s Bodyguard also co-stars Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek and Elodie Yung. The movie hits theatres on Aug. 18th; check out the red band trailer after the jump and see what you think.

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  • Kurt

    Weirdly not at all funny.

  • 1138sw

    Yeah I agree. Wanted to laugh but found I just really couldn’t…nothing there.

  • Matt Thephotoman

    These days If jacksons in it theres an 80% chance this will be vod trash

  • Beat_C

    RR trying to cash in on deadpool’s success. it’ll all end in tears,

  • 9No

    I might be the only one here that found that trailer funny.. Shame about the look of the movie though, the effects and cinematography seem bad. :/