HomeMoviesNetflix Plans Back-to-Back ‘Red Notice’ Sequels

Netflix Plans Back-to-Back ‘Red Notice’ Sequels

By all accounts Netflix spent a record-breaking amount of money to produce Red Notice, a lavish caper film starring three huge A-list stars: Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, and Ryan Reynolds. Nine weeks later, the movie is still among the top 10 most-watched movies globally on the service, and ranks among the most-watched Netflix movies in 38 different countries currently.

Apparently that is good enough to make Red Notice’s reported $200 million budget a worthwhile investment — to the point that the company is now beginning development on two sequels to the film that, per Deadline, would be shot “back-to-back … with the hope to begin production in early 2023, dependent on deals and the schedules of its busy stars.” All three key stars are expected back, as is writer/director, Rawson Marshall Thurber, who is supposedly writing the scripts now. The plan for the two movies is to “bring back the star trio, and add new characters to flesh out a heist film ensemble reminiscent of the starry Oceans Eleven franchise.”

Red Notice fared poorly with critics — it’s currently sitting at a 37 percent on Rotten Tomatoes — but it was watched by an enormous amount of people. Last week alone, after more than two months since its premiere, it was viewed for more than 11 million hours by Netflix subscribers. Do all those people necessarily care about the continuing adventures of Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, and Ryan Reynolds’ thieves? I doubt it. Can any of those viewers who watched 11 million hours of Red Notice last week name even one of the characters in the film? I highly doubt it.

But the movie gives Netflix another big-budget tentpole featuring at least three of Hollywood’s biggest stars (and potentially more, if the plan is to fill out the sequels’ casts, Ocean’s 11 style). The fact of the matter is there will always be an appetite for that sort of movie, particularly when you don’t have to pay a dime beyond your monthly subscription fee to watch it.

The Most Popular Movies on Netflix This Week

These are the top ten most-watched movies on Netflix in the U.S. for the week of January 9, 2022.



Read The Full Article Here

Must Read

spot_img
Seeing Double? Celebrity Pets Who Are Named After Other Stars
Celebrity Weddings of 2023: Stars Who Got Married This Year
ANOTHER Missing Hiker Found In Search For Actor Julian Sands
Chelsea Handler Claims She ‘Didn’t Know’ She Was Taking Controversial
BLACK BEAUTY Official Trailer #1 (NEW 2020) Mackenzie Foy, Kate
How blockbuster eco-disaster films impact our relationship with climate change
THE BAD GUYS “Bad Guys Become Good Guys, So We
Dying Light 2’s 2023 Roadmap Revealed, Contains DLC & Updates
Audiences Prefer FAKE GENERIC Shows to WOKE AGENDA Television |
‘Call Me Kat’ Star Leslie Jordan’s Cause of Death Confirmed
Padutha Theeyaga | Series 21
How ‘That ’90s Show’ Explains Danny Masterson’s Absence
2023 Grammys: How to Watch, Who’s Performing, and Everything Else
Death Cab for Cutie cover Low’s “The Plan,” announce Asphalt
Fall Out Boy announce 2023 North American tour
The Kid LAROI Accepts Award at G’Day USA Arts Gala
I’m 5’2″, and I’ve Figured Out How to Wear This
Rita Ora Wears Controversial Thong Boots in Freezing NYC Weather
Why Selena Gomez and Nicola Peltz Beckham’s Brother Brad Have
Priyanka Chopra’s Leather Dress Has a Dramatic Plunging Neckline
Giallo January: How Italian Slashers Turned the Murder Mystery into
Showtime’s New Series Adaptation, ‘Let the Right One In’ Gets
Italian Rockstars ‘Maneskin’ Are A New Breed of Heavy Metal,
Lisa Loring, The Original Wednesday Addams, Has Passed Away
Bullet Bullet
D For Darling
DJ REMIX 2023
Slipknot