Dhanush confirmed on Saturday that he will be back as hit man Avik San aka The Lone Wolf in the sequel to Netflix hit the gray man. The actor made his Hollywood debut with the Anthony and Joe Russo-directed action spectacle, which premiered on Netflix on July 22. (Read also: Dhanush says ‘it just doesn’t make sense’ to call him a ‘south actor’)
Dhanush posted an audio clip to Instagram in which he issued a stern warning to Hollywood star Ryan Gosling’s CIA mercenary Court Gentry, aka Sierra Six. “Six, this is Lone Wolf. I hear we’re both looking for the same man. I want to give you some advice. Stop looking. You’re wasting your time. Because if I find him first, there’s nothing for you to look for. And if you find him first, then I will find you. Nothing personal,” he said in the clip.
Alongside the audio clip, Dhanush wrote, “The Gray Man universe is expanding and the sequel is coming…Lone Wolf is ready, are you?”
The Gray Man is based on Mark Greaney’s 2009 book of the same name. It follows CIA mercenary spy Sierra Six, played by Ryan Gosling, who is frisked by his former colleague Lloyd Hansen (Chris Evans). The spy action entertainer featured Ryan Gosling, Dhanush, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Rege Jean Page, and Jessica Henwick.
Netflix and The Russo Brothers have also announced a spin-off film that will explore various elements of the original film’s universe. “The public response to The Gray Man has been nothing short of phenomenal. We are so grateful for the enthusiasm fans around the world have had for this film. With so many great characters in the film, we’ve always wanted the Gray Man to be part of an expanded universe, and we’re excited to see Netflix announce a sequel featuring Ryan, as well as a second script that we’re excited to talk about. soon,” the Russo Brothers said in a joint statement.
The filmmaker duo, known for Marvel blockbusters such as Captain America: Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, return as directors for the sequel, which will be written by Stephen McFeely. The spin-off film is being written by screenwriters Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese.