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Wind River: The Next Chapter – Jeremy Renner’s Award Winning Neo-Western Thriller Is Getting a Sequel

Wind River: The Next Chapter - Jeremy Renner’s Award Winning Neo-Western Thriller Is Getting a Sequel

Jeremy Renner recently reprised his role as Clint Barton in the Marvel series Hawkeye. Although he has stated that he is eager to return to the franchise, the MCU will have to wait for a little while more.

Wind River (2017) was a neo-Western crime that received many awards during its run. The people rejoice now, as the Jeremy Renner starrer is announced for a sequel, Wind River: The Next Chapter.

Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen in Wind River (2017).
Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen in Wind River (2017).

Jeremy Renner Starrer Movie Gets A Sequel

After their initial meeting during the shooting of Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015, the duo of Elizabeth Olsen and Jeremy Renner later starred in this neo-Western thriller. The film was directed by Taylor Sheridan and received numerous awards for its premise.

Wind River gets a sequel announced.
Wind River gets a sequel announced.

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As per a report by Deadline, the details of the sequel were announced which includes an intriguing storyline and recurring characters. Martin Sensmeier will reprise his role as Chip Hanson and will be the main protagonist of the sequel. A big deviation that the franchise takes is that its director has been replaced. Kari Skogaland, known for directing The Punisher, and, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier will take the helm of this project as director.

Wind River (2017) was met with much acclaim and even got the director Taylor Sheridan, the best director award at the Cannes film festival. The movie currently sits at an IMDB score of 7.7/10 and stars Elizabeth Olsen and Jeremy Renner as the titular characters in the movie.

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Will Jeremy Renner Return in the Sequel?

Jeremy Renner is uncomfirmed to return.
Jeremy Renner is unconfirmed to return.

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Although the plot details have been released, a crucial noticeable act is Martin Sensmeier’s takeover as the protagonist. There have been officially no statements regarding whether or not Jeremy Renner or Elizabeth Olsen will reprise their roles in the upcoming sequel.

The Hawkeye actor Hailee Steinfield had recently stated that he was interested in a “young Avengers” kind of thing and was backed by Jeremy Renner on the subject. There could be a number of hopeful reasons for Jeremy Renner not making an appearance such as giving time to the MCU, or some dispute between the two parties.

Wind River (2017) is available to stream on Prime Video. Wind River: The Next Chapter currently has no release date but production will start in January 2023.

Source: MovieWeb

Written by Visarg Acharya

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