The Gray Man creates milestone on Netflix with its huge viewership in first 28 days
The film, which marked Dhanush's Hollywood debut, premiered on Netflix on July 22
The Gray Man, the action thriller starring Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans and Dhanush, has become the first Netflix film of the year and the fourth of all time to have garnered over 253 million hours of viewership in the first 28 days of release.
Taking to Twitter, AGBO, the production company headed by filmmaker-duo Anthony and Joe Russo, announced this achievement on Thursday.
The film, which marked Dhanush's Hollywood debut, premiered on Netflix on July 22. The makers also extended their gratitude to the audience for watching the film.
After the film's release, the makers confirmed that there will be a sequel. Meanwhile, Dhanush also revealed that he will be a part of the sequel as Lone Wolf (Avik San).
According to the streaming platform, the film's logline reads: "CIA agent Court Gentry (Ryan Gosling), known as Sierra Six, is the Gray Man. He is recruited by the CIA, while he's serving time in state prison and is trained by his new boss, Donald Fitzroy (Billy Bob Thornton), to become one of the best assassins in the foreign intelligence service. That is, until former CIA agent Lloyd Hansen (Chris Evans) sets a target on his back, triggering a deadly manhunt around the world. Lloyd will stop at nothing to eliminate him. Then, Sierra Six wins the unexpected support of agent Dani Miranda (Ana de Armas).