Back in September 2021, Netflix released the official teaser for Chris Hemsworth’s return as Tyler Rake in Extraction 2. The action-thriller, which was originally released in 2020, became one of the most successful Netflix originals. The streaming platform soon announced a sequel for the film with the Thor star. The sequel completed its production in early 2022 and fans were expecting that Netflix would release the film soon.
About three months ago, Netflix released an exclusive first look at the sequel, which revealed that the sequel would be released in 2023. And the latest update has revealed the official release date of the film.
Chris Hemsworth’s Extraction 2 Gets an Official Release Date
Based on Ande Parks’ graphic novel Ciudad, Extraction was released in April 2020. Chris Hemsworth portrayed the lead character, Tyler Rake, an Australian black ops mercenary, who is on a mission to save the son of a crime lord.
The Spiderhead star earlier shared that the production of the film would start in November 2021. And the film was in its post-production by March 2022. The streaming platform has finally confirmed the release date of Extraction 2.
Netflix released the news with a new social media teaser, which includes the release dates for the “biggest Netflix original films” of 2023. The teaser also confirms the release date for Chris Hemsworth’s Extraction 2, which is set to release on June 16, 2023.
The exclusive clip released by Netflix shows that the sequel will also be full of action. The Russo brothers have shared that they and the Avengers star are excited about the sequel. The first film ended with Tyler Rake getting shot. However, Hemsworth is set to return with another mission for Extraction 2.
Chris Hemsworth Returns For Another Deadly Mission
After surviving the events of the 2020 film, Chris Hemsworth is all set to return for another deadly mission in the sequel. Joe Russo has worked as a screenwriter and has also produced the film with his brother, Anthony Russo. The Rush star has also joined the sequel as the producer, along with starring in the film.
Sam Hargrave, who made his directorial debut with the 2020 film, has served as the director for the sequel as well. He has described the next mission of Tyler Rake as even more deadly and dangerous. Extraction 2 will follow the black ops mercenary on a mission to save a Georgian gangster’s family who is being held in prison.
The sequel will also bring back Golshifteh Farahani as Nik Khan and Adam Bessa as Yaz Kahn. Although nothing is confirmed yet, the cast of the sequel could also include new members.
Extraction 2 is set to release on June 16, 2023.