There’s a lot of shooting and beating in the trailer for » The Man From Toronto » — and that’s not surprising, after all Patrick Hughes was in the director’s chair, who has already done plenty of action with «The Expendables 3», «Killer’s Bodyguard» and «Killer’s Bodyguard 2». has gained experience. From June 24, 2022 you can watch the action comedy with your Netflix subscription — the film was originally supposed to be in cinemas and even had a start date for this summer!
But the theatrical launch plans were dropped, probably because the original lead actor Jason Statham dropped out and the project lost traction. Woody Harrelson isn’t exactly an obvious replacement, but perhaps fits a bit more with the film’s direction, which is also said to be one of the reasons why Statham left the project. The action star was gearing up for a hard-hitting adult film, but the producers decided to make The Man From Toronto more of an action comedy for a broad audience.
Action comedy starring Woody Harrelson and Kevin Hart
And so, in addition to the banging and thumping in the trailer, there is also a lot of comedy to see – especially in the form of verbal exchanges of blows between Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson. The fact that the latter really understands comedy was just proven at the Cannes Film Festival in the Palme d’Or winner » Triangle Of Sadness » — the satire by Ruben Östlund («The Square») is available from October 13, by the way To be seen in cinemas in 2022.
But first of all, as I said, Woody Harrelson is on Netflix: He plays a professional killer with the alias “The Man From Toronto”, who rents an Airbnb apartment. But there was an accidental double-booking, and so an unsuccessful sales representative (Kevin Hart) shows up at the apartment, an absolutely average guy — but who is quickly mistaken for the «Man from Toronto» by the wrong people. For better or for worse, the unequal duo must pull themselves together to escape the whole chaos alive…
Also starring in The Man From Toronto are Kaley Cuoco , Ellen Barkin and Lela Loren . Here’s what else is coming to Netflix in June:
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