Netflix's Red Notice to get two sequels, Dwayne Johnson Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds set to return with new additions
The action comedy Red Notice has two official sequels in development and both to be shot back to back.
Red Notice, one of Netflix's most-watched movies of the year, is getting two sequels comes as no surprise, the movie even teases a sequel in the end, despite the poor critical reception the movie received.
Touted to be Netflix’s most expensive original yet, the movie which is an action comedy did get a lot of attention for the scale of productions and casting choices. Red Notice saw Dwyane Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds working together for the first time which in helped in the movie's success.
Dwayne Johnson played an FBI agent John Hartley who is forced to team up with a con-man Nolan Booth played by Rayan Reynolds to take on a world-famous art thief Sarah Black (Gal Gadot).
The movie despite its poor critical reception with a 37% rating on Rotten Tomatoes has clocked over 300 million viewing hours breaking the record previously held by Bird Box which had 282 hours under its belt.
Red Notice still remains in Netflix's top ten trending projects in over 94 countries. The movie directed and written by Rawson Marshall Thurber who previously worked with Dwyane Johnson in Central Intelligence and Skydcrapper is also set to return.
Thurber had said in previous interviews that he plans to "add new characters to flesh out a heist film ensemble reminiscent of the starry Ocean’s Eleven franchise."
The sequels of Red Notice will reportedly go on floors in 2023. Netflix is yet to officially announce these films.