It might not have smashed at the box office and it certainly wasn’t groundbreaking, but I think we can all pretty much agree the original RED was a heap of fun.

After all, who didn’t enjoy seeing the likes of Helen Mirren tool up and dish out the pain?

Well, and I must admit I am pretty surprised by this, the gang are back for a second installment, set for cinemas this summer.

This time round the likes of Anthony Hopkins and Catherine Zeta-Jones are along for the ride which, if the trailer is to be believed, promises anoher non-taxing mix of action and laughs.

 

About The Author

Simon Fitzjohn

Simon is a journalism tutor in London, who also just happens to be a movie fanatic, with a craving for the darker side of cinema. He has written two books, one on the horror films of director Bob Clark (2014) and the other on the history of the character Norman Bates (2015). His third book, on the work of British exploitation director Pete Walker, is due in 2017.