“The Gray Man” Trailer: Gosling vs. Evans in Netflix’s Most Expensive Movie Ever Made

Netflix actions could be rushing towards the redbut the beleaguered streaming service is betting everything on “The Gray Man”.

With a record production budget of $ 200 millionmuch of which allegedly went into keeping Chris Evans’ flawless mustache, the upcoming action movie is one of the most anticipated on Netflix’s roster, given the power of the stars in front of and behind the camera.

Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, the directors of “Avengers: Endgame”, among others wonder film, “The Gray Man” pits Evans against Ryan Gosling for a high-octane game of cat and mouse hitting theaters July 15, before hitting the streamer a week later.

Gosling plays Court Gentry, aka Sierra Six, a prominent CIA agent who goes on the run after uncovering the agency’s damaging secrets. Fellow mercenary Lloyd Hansen (Evans) is tasked with leading the global manhunt to find him, racking up a high number of casualties along the way.

“If you want to make an omelette, you have to kill some people,” says Evans, who clearly enjoys playing the Captain America guy, in the trailer.

“It’s hard to find someone on the level of Chris Evans who puts himself in the shoes of a villain,” Joe Russo he told Entertainment Weekly on the casting of the Marvel star. “That’s why you traditionally don’t find a Ryan Gosling versus Chris Evans movie. But it is at a point where [playing the villain] it’s more fun for him than playing a hero, so we’re able to get two movie giants facing off. They are very complicated characters with conflicting goals, and it’s a fight to the death. “

Ana de Armas, Billy Bob Thornton, Regé-Jean Page, Jessica Henwick and Alfre Woodard also star in the spy thriller.

Adapted from Mark Greaney’s book of the same name, the film is intended to launch a new franchise centered around the character of Gosling, who presumably survives the chaos to direct future adventures.

But, of course, a movie like “The Gray Man” is less about the plot and more about two of the most famous movie actors giving each other spectacular action scenes around the world. And, from that metric, the first look definitely lives up to the hype.

Watch the trailer below.

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