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in Events / 18.06.2021

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard: Now in cinemas

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard, the action-comedy sequel starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson is now playing in cinemas.

The world’s most lethal odd couple – bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) and hitman Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson) – are back on another life-threatening mission.

Still unlicensed and under scrutiny, Bryce is forced into action by Darius’s even more volatile wife, the infamous international con artist Sonia Kincaid (Salma Hayek).

As Bryce is driven over the edge by his two most dangerous protectees, the trio get in over their heads in a global plot and soon find that they are all that stand between Europe and a vengeful and powerful madman (Antonio Banderas).

Joining in the fun and deadly mayhem is Morgan Freeman, in a surprise role.

Hitman's Wife’s Bodyguard, the sequel to the blockbuster Hitman’s Bodyguard is released by Prorom in cinemas on June 18th.




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in Events / 13.05.2021

The Protégé, starring Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson and Maggie Q, filmed in Romania has its world premiere on August 20

The film - directed by Martin Campbell and co-produced with Frame Film, the producers of the Las Fierbinți series - is one of the largest productions filmed in Romania in recent years.

Lionsgate released the first trailer for the action film The Protégé with Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson and Maggie Q, directed by Martin Campbell, filmed in Romania, and announced its release date: August 20, 2021.

Written by Richard Wenk, The Protégé (the working title was The Asset) is centered on the story of a young woman named Anna (Maggie Q), saved as a child by the legendary assassin Moody (Samuel L. Jackson) and trained to become one of the the best paid assassins in the world. When Moody is murdered, Anna searches for the killer to get revenge and everything turns into a game of seduction and domination against an enigmatic killer (Michael Keaton).

The production lasted for 10 weeks in Bucharest and Snagov from the beginning of January 2020 until the beginning of the March lockdown, with a team of over 200 Romanian technicians as well as over 100 extras.

In Bucharest, sets from Laos, Vietnam or London were recreated. Part of the action takes place right in Bucharest, for the first time the location for an action film of such caliber.

The cast also includes a series of Romanian actors, among them Florin Piersic Jr, Tudor Chirilă, George Piştereanu and Cosmin Dominte.

The Director of Photography for this film is David Tattersal, who worked with writer/director George Lucas for three of his Star Wars movies (Phantom Menace - 1999, Attack of the Clones - 2002 and Revenge of the Sith - 2005).

The Protégé has a team of internationally acclaimed producers, people who have been behind some of the most successful action films of recent years: Christopher Milburn and Moshe Diamant (Hurricane Heist), Robert Van Norden (Rambo, Last Blood), Arthur Sarkissian (Rush Hour).

From the Romanian side for Frame Film, the producers are: Andrei Boncea (Amen, Callas Forever, Joyeux Noel, California Dreamin', The Wanderers), Dragoș Buliga (Las Fierbinți, The Wanderers) and Gabriel Popescu (Bunraku, Gunpowder, Treason and Plot, Dark is Rising).

Prorom will release The Protégé in cinemas from Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia soon.




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in Trailers / 19.04.2021

Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson are back in action in the Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard trailer

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard, the upcoming action-comedy sequel starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson, has just received its first trailer.

The world’s most lethal odd couple – bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) and hitman Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson) – are back on another life-threatening mission.

Still unlicensed and under scrutiny, Bryce is forced into action by Darius’s even more volatile wife, the infamous international con artist Sonia Kincaid (Salma Hayek).

As Bryce is driven over the edge by his two most dangerous protectees, the trio get in over their heads in a global plot and soon find that they are all that stand between Europe and a vengeful and powerful madman (Antonio Banderas).

Joining in the fun and deadly mayhem is Morgan Freeman, in a surprise role.

Hitman's Wife’s Bodyguard, the sequel to the blockbuster Hitman’s Bodyguard is set to hit theaters this summer.




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in First Look / 21.01.2021

New image from Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard: Salma Hayek Joins Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds

A new Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard image gives fans of the 2017 action-comedy a first-look at Antonio Banderas' brand new villain in the upcoming sequel.

The 2017’s Hitman's Bodyguard co-starred Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds as a relentless bodyguard (Reynolds) and a manipulative assassin (Jackson) he's assigned to protect. Given the two have a past history, what should be an easy assignment gets complicated… and hilarious!

The director Patrick Hughes returns for the sequel, and has a star-studded line-up in store for this one. As seen in the above image, Reynolds, Jackson and Hayek will be facing off against a unnamed villain played by Antonio Banderas.

The sequel also star Morgan Freeman, Frank Grillo, Caroline Goodall and Richard E. Grant, the latter reprising his role of Mr. Seifert – another client of Reynolds’ bodyguard Michael Bryce – from the first instalment.

Prorom will release Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard in cinemas this summer.




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in Events / 16.12.2019

Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson and Maggie Q will film in Romania the action-thriller The Asset

At the beginning of next year, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson and Maggie Q will film in Romania The Asset, directed by Martin Campbell, known for directing action films like GoldenEye, Casino Royale, Vertical Limit or The Mask of Zorro.

Written by Richard Wenk (The Equalizer, Renegades, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back), the film is the story of two assassins (Keaton and Maggie Q) in direct competition, assassins who hold secrets from the Vietnam War. When one of their mentors is killed, they have to make a compromise alliance to return to Vietnam to discover the criminal.

The Asset has a team of very famous producers, people who have been behind some of the most successful action films of recent years: Moshe Diamant (Hurricane Heist), Rob Van Norden (Rambo, Last Blood) and Arthur Sarkissian (Rush Hour).

Director Martin Campbell begin the pre-production in Romania. The local production is coordinated by Frame Film.

Filming will begin on January 8, 2020 and will take place over 10 weeks in Bucharest, at various locations in the center of the capital, with production moving then for one week to London and one to Vietnam.

Prorom will release The Asset in Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia.




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in Hollywood / 05.03.2019

Frank Grillo Joins Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson in Hitman’s Wife's Bodyguard

According to Variety, Frank Grillo has been tapped to join the star-studded cast of Lionsgate’s forthcoming action comedy sequel Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard.

Grillo will be portraying the role of an Interpol agent who will enlist the help of Michael (Ryan Reynolds), Darius (Samuel L. Jackson) and Sonia (Salma Hayek) to stop a cyber attack in Europe.

Grillo will be joining the returning cast members Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek, who are all set to reprise their roles from the first movie.

The original movie, released in the summer of 2017, grossed $75.5 million in the U.S. and more than $180 million globally. His production budget was $30 million.

In the first film, the world’s top protection agent (Reynolds) is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world’s most notorious hitmen (Jackson). The relentless bodyguard and manipulative assassin have been on the opposite end of the bullet for years and are thrown together for a wildly outrageous 24 hours. Hayek played the role of Sonia Kincaid, the hitman’s wife.

Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard will again be directed by Patrick Hughes with Tom O’Connor to serve as the film’s scriptwriter.

Millenium Media’s Matt O’Toole and Campbell Grobman Film’s Les Weldon are producing the sequel. Christa Campbell and Lati Grobman of Campbell Grobman along with Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, Boaz Davidson, Jeffrey Greenstein and Jonathan Yunger of Millennium are all set to executive produce.

Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is expected to begin its production in March. The release date is set for 2020.

Frank Grillo will soon be seen in cinemas this year in the action thriller Boss Level alongside Mel Gibson and Michelle Yeoh.




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