Two years after the release of the first part of this blockbuster, which was a hit on Netflix, the sequel to the action film Tyler Rake, with Chris Hemsworth, is now complete after five months of filming.
Tyler Rake was one of Netflix’s biggest hits in 2020. This adaptation of the comic book Towndirected by Sam Hargrave, follows Ovi Mahajan, the son of an Indian drug lord, captured by his father’s enemies in Bangladesh. To save him, Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth), a ruthless mercenary with a troubled past, is sent. On the spot, the latter realizes that this mission is more perilous than he thought. The latter will do everything in his power to extract the young man from the clutches of these ruthless mobsters, hired by the drug baron Amir Asif, and bring him back home safe and sound. Upon its release in the spring of 2020, the film was quickly a success. Netflix had estimated that Tyler Rake (Extraction in the original version) had accumulated more than 230 million hours of viewing in just 28 days, becoming the most watched film on the streaming platform, before being overtaken by the action film red notice with Gal Gadot, Ryan Reynolds and Dwayne Johnson.
When will be released Tyler Rake 2 on Netflix?
Only a month after the launch of Tyler Rakescreenwriter Joe Russo had announced the sequel to the film. “I’ve signed on with Netflix to write Tyler Rake 2. We’re in the preliminary stages of determining what the story will be. We haven’t decided yet if the story will take place before or after the action of the first film. We left viewers with an open ending that leaves many questions unanswered”. The filming of the second part of Tyler Rake had started at the end of 2021 in the region of Prague, in the Czech Republic, and was completed in the last few days, as announced by director Sam Hargrave. Director Sam Hargrave announced on Instagram that the filming of the second part of Tyler Rake is now complete. “It’s finish ! Last day for principal photography on Tyler Rake 2. What an amazing trip. Thanks to all the cast and crew, it was an epic accomplishment and I’m so proud of everyone. Thank you”. Two weeks earlier, Chris Hemsworth had indicated on Instagram, that he had shot all his scenes of the film. Now that the filming is over, we just have to wait for the official release date to Tyler Rake 2. We can hope that the film arrives on Netflix in late 2022 or early 2023.
Tyler Rake 2 : Who will be back in the action movie sequel?
Last September, Netflix released a trailer for Tyler Rake 2which announced the return of Chris Hemsworth in the skin of the mercenary. As for the rest of the cast, there is no information indicating the return of Rudhraksh Jaiswal (Ovi Mahajan), Randeep Hooda (Saju Rav), Pankaj Tripathi (Ovi Mahajan Sr) and David Harbor (Gaspar). The first part of the action movie ended with a huge cliffhanger. SPOILER WARNING: at the risk of his life, Tyler Rake had taken a bullet before falling from the top of a bridge. So it would seem that the character got away with it. However, the Russo brothers had clarified that the film would not necessarily take place in the future. As a result, the second part of the blockbuster could focus on the mercenary’s past.
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