|Directed by||:||Patrick Hughes|
|Produced by||:||David Ellison, Mark Gill, Dana Goldberg, Matthew O'Toole, John Thompson, Les Weldon|
|Written by||:||Tom O'Connor|
|Starring||:||Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Élodie Yung|
|Production Company||:||Millennium Films|
The Hitman’s Bodyguard is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Patrick Hughes and written by Tom O’Connor, whose script was on the 2011 Black List. The film stars Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman and Salma Hayek, and follows a bodyguard who is hired to protect a hitman who has to testify at the International Court of Justice. The Hitman’s Bodyguard is scheduled to be released in the United States on August 18, 2017. The film received mixed reviews from critics, who praised Reynolds and Jackson’s chemistry but criticized the cliché plot and execution.