4 Things You Didn’t Know About #HitmansBodyguard

Are you looking for a fun, action-packed movie to see this summer?  Look no more!  The Hitmant’s Bodyguard is a hilarious new movie that will amaze audiences everywhere.  After being held responsible for the death of a high-profile client, executive protection agent, Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) must do whatever it takes to regain his status of a “triple A rated bodyguard”.  Much to his dismay, the only way that Bryce can accomplish this goal is by protecting his sworn enemy, the notorious hitman Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson).  Under constant attack, Bryce must race against the clock to transport Kincaid to The International Court of Justice in order to take down the evil Eastern European dictator, Vladislav Dukhovich (Gary Oldman).  Here are 4 things that you didn’t know about the filming of The Hitman’s Bodyguard, in theaters today!

1. The Movie was Partly Filmed in Amsterdam

While on the run, Bryce and Kincaid end up in Amsterdam, surrounded by the beautiful scenery that this city has to offer.  Although you might’ve thought otherwise, these scenes were actually shot in Amsterdam, giving the story incredible authenticity

2. The The Hitman’s Bodyguard Movie Poster is a Spoof of the Movie Poster for The Bodyguard

The classic from 1992, The Bodyguard actually inspired a movie poster for The Hitman’s Bodyguard.  This particular poster features Reynolds carrying Jackson in his arms, similarly to how Kevin Costner held Whitney Houston in his arms in the original movie poster.

3. This is the Second Time that Reynolds and Jackson have Starred in a Movie Together

In 2013, both Reynolds and Jackson starred in the movie Turbo.  Although The Hitman’s Bodyguard is very different Turbo, an innocent children’s movie, both films showcase the incredible talent of these two actors.

4. The Idea for the Song Playing in the Movie Trailer was Inspired by Another Film

The iconic ballad, “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston is the song that plays in the background of the film’s movie trailer.  Once again, the idea for this song came from the 1992 film, The Bodyguard.  How hilarious is that?

 

Are Bryce and Kincaid able to make it to court alive?  Find out by seeing The HItman’s Bodyguard, in theaters today!

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