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Joe Russo to Write ‘Extraction 2’ for Netflix

Chris Hemsworth in Extraction

Chris Hemsworth in Extraction

Joe Russo has closed a deal to jot down the script for “Extraction 2,” the sequel to the Chris Hemsworth motion movie that debuted on Netflix on April 24.

No different offers have closed, however Russo’s manufacturing firm that he runs alongside his brother Anthony Russo, AGBO, is hopeful that Hemsworth will return alongside director Sam Hargrave. Russo additionally wrote the screenplay for the primary movie.

Hemsworth stars as Rake, a black ops mercenary who’s tasked to rescue an Indian drug lord’s kidnapped son in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Russo, Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca, Eric Gitter, Peter Schwern and Hemsworth produced the motion thriller.

On Friday, Netflix introduced on Twitter that “Extraction” is on its option to turning into the most important ever movie premiere on the platform, with a projected 90 hundreds of thousands households tuning in within the first 4 weeks.

For followers who’ve watched the movie, “Extraction” ends in such a method that may make it doable for Rake to return in a sequel. Rudhraksh Jaiswal, Randeep Hooda, Golshifteh Farahani and David Harbour additionally starred.

A spokesperson for Russo has not but responded to TheWrap’s request for remark.

Russo’s different current credit embrace directing each “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Endgame,” in addition to “Captain America: Civil War” and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” He additionally served as a producer on “Relic,” “21 Bridges” and “Mosul.” He is at the moment in post-production for “Cherry,” which stars Tom Holland, Kelli Berglund, Jack Reynor and Thomas Lennon.

He is represented by WME, Rogers & Cowen/PMK, and Greenberg Glusker.

Deadline first reported the information.

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