Blogs

June 7, 2016
 

Are We Still Getting RED 3?

I think the RED movies are arguably the best films Bruce Willis has been involved with in at least a decade; he almost shows that classic Bruno personality from old and they are also both superior to the last Die Hard movie.

I love John Malkovich in these films as it’s rare to see him play such a silly character but the biggest surprise is Helen Mirren who practically steals the show. She’s still sexy and badass and she totally should have been in Fast & Furious 8.

Shortly before RED 2 came out a third movie was announced; back in 2013 THR stated that Lionsgate had signed Jon and Erich Hoeber to write a third installment of the action franchise.

 

The screenwriting siblings also wrote Red as well as Red 2.

The 2010 film proved a success at the box office, grossing $90 million domestically and $199 million worldwide.

The last I heard RED 3 was set to be released on 2nd December 2016 but I’ve heard nothing about the cast, director or any other news for a long time.

If we do get a 3rd entry I would love to see Karl Urban return to the series as he was arguably my favourite character in part 1. This fight scene was pretty awesome too.

There was also meant to be a RED TV series on NBC which Deadline announced last year; they said “written by the Hoeber brothers, the TV series version will retain the core concept of the films but will be set in a more grounded and authentic world, focusing on the characters’ darkly hilarious struggles to survive civilian life as they simultaneously fight for and against the very organization that threw them out. Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber, di Bonaventura and Vahradian executive produce.”

The TV series also wasn’t going to have the cast of the movies which begs the question, why bother? It was the cast that made them so entertaining! I can’t seem to find any recent word if the TV show is still happening either.

I think since the box office for RED 2 was considerably lower (RED Box office: $199,006,387/RED 2 Box Office $148,075,565) than the first then they have put the idea of a third movie on hold so the TV series may be all we’ll get.

 

Source: Deadline



About the Author

Eoin Friel
Eoin Friel
I grew up watching JCVD, Sly and Arnold destroy bad guys, blow things up and spew one-liners like it's a fashion statement. Action is everything I go to the movies for and the reason I came up with this site is to share my love for the genre with everyone. We also want to help promote new talent whether you're making blockbusters, low-budget Indie movies or fan films; if it's action, it's awesome.



 
 

 

Tony Jaa & Donnie Yen XXX Featurettes

I was beginning to wonder if Tony Jaa was actually in this movie as he has barely been in any of the marketing but today we finally get a look at Tony in action as well as some more Donnie Yen. We’ll be seeing the movie o...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Ashley Short: Action Actress, 2017 Demo!

Oh yes she is ready! Registered Nurse and all around kick ass action woman Ashley Short has unleashed her new action acting reel for 2017. Being a emergency room nurse is demanding on your time, yet offers in my opinion a uniqu...
by Dan Templegod
 

 
 

Hacksaw Ridge Blu-ray Details

Hacksaw Ridge was one of the best films of 2016 and I’ve been anxiously awaiting details of the home video release. Thankfully it’s only a matter of weeks as it will come to DVD and Blu-ray on February 21st. Sp...
by Eoin Friel