THE HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD – Review by Brandy McDonnell

The tiresome sequel “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” wastes its star power as cavalierly as its aggressively unlikeable characters waste ammunition. It takes an almost impressive feat of sheer mediocrity to make a movie starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas and Morgan Freeman this annoying.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Salma Hayek’s First-look Deal with HBO – Brancy McDonnell reports

Actor-producer-director Hayek will first bring projects to the WarnerMedia-owned subscription service for potential development via her Ventanarosa production company as part of the deal. As a helmer, Hayek won a Daytime Emmy for Best Direction of a Family Movie for The Maldonado Miracle. Her producing credits include Santa Evita at Fox Latin America and Monarca at Netflix.

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