After being successful as a voice actor in the film Lightyear, this year handsome actor Chris Evans has returned to grace the big screen through his appearance in the film The Gray Man. Not alone, in this film Chris Evans will compete acting together with the star of the romantic musical La La Land, Ryan Gosling. Well, before watching it live in July, let’s find out interesting facts about the film The Gray Man!
Produced by renowned director and screenwriter
The Gray Man is directed by Anthony and Joseph Russo, known as the Russo Brothers. These two well-known directors are known to have directed four films for the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), including Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Endgame.
Joseph Russo is also one of the screenwriters for the project, along with Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, both of whom are MCU mainstays and writers for The Chronicles of Narnia film series. Well, with their previous works, The Gray Man will certainly be an exciting and interesting masterpiece to watch.
Studded with popular stars
Besides being worked on by a well-known director and screenwriter, this film also attracts famous stars, such as Ryan Gosling who plays Court Gentry, an international assassin and fugitive. There’s also Chris Evans as Lloyd Hansen and Ana de Armas as agent Dani Miranda, who works with Hansen to track down Gentry.
Other cast members who also appear in the film include Regé-Jean Page, Jessica Henwick, Dhanush, Alfre Woodard, Wagner Moura, Julia Butters, Callan Mulvey, Eme Ikwuakor, Scott Haze, Michael Gandolfini, Sam Lerner, Robert Kazinsky, and DeObia Oparei.
The Gray Man movie was actually made in 2011
Investigate a calibaration, this film project has been started since 11 years ago by being established in New Regency. James Gray was set to direct the screenplay written by Adam Cozad. But in fact, not only the director and screenwriter, but also an actor, namely Brad Pitt, almost played a role in this film. Unfortunately for some reason, James Gray, Adam Cozad, and Brad Pitt had to be replaced.
Filming process to production costs
After failing in 2011, The Gray Man was remade with direction and a few differences. Interestingly, this film only takes 5 months to shoot, you know! Filming began on March 1, 2021 and finished on July 31, 2021 by selecting European countries, the Czech Republic, and France as the locations.
Although relatively short, The Gray Man has a fantastic film value, reaching 200 million USD or equivalent to Rp. 2.28 trillion. Well, hopefully the value is commensurate with the quality of the film, yes.
Talking about the iconic Captain America actor, Chris Evans turned out to have had a bitter experience while filming the film The Gray Man. Evans is known to have suffered an injury that left his hand bruised. The injury occurred after he fought with the main character, Ryan Gosling. Interestingly, the incident was shared by Chris through his personal Instagram account in a joking tone.
For those interested in watching the full story, TheGrayMan is scheduled to hit theaters on July 15 and stream on Netflix on July 22, 2022.