Extraction 2: Release date, cast and trailer for Chris Hemsworth’s Netflix sequel
Thor isn’t the only hard man in Hemsworth’s arsenal…
Putting Mjolnir aside, Thor star Chris Hemsworth is due to once again head to Netflix in Extraction 2, the follow-up to his hugely popular first outing as action star Tyler Rake.
Released in 2020, Extraction was directed by stunt-man-turned-director Sam Hargrave and written by Joe Russo, one half of Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame directorial duo the Russo Brothers.
Based on Andre Parks' graphic novel Ciudad, Extraction saw Hemsworth star as a mercenary-for-hire tasked with the perilous mission of extracting the kidnapped child of an imprisoned crime lord.
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Packed with plenty of popcorn explosions, the movie emerged as one of Netflix’s most popular original releases and as such, Rake is back for another nail-biting adventure.
Where’s he off to this time? Here’s everything we know about Extraction 2 ahead of its streaming release.
Extraction 2 release date
Fans don't have to wait long to find out what happens in Extraction 2: It will be released on Netflix on Friday, 16 June.
Extraction 2 plot
Following his last mission which took place largely in Bangladesh, Rake is deployed on a new black-ops adventure that will take him across Europe.
After being hired to extract a family from the clutches of a ruthless Georgian gangster, Rake heads inside the brutal prison in which they are being held. However, when he finally reaches them, things don’t exactly go to plan, plunging him into an extra level of danger, action and suspense.
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Filming for Extraction 2 began in late 2021 and lasted until spring 2022, shooting extensive action sequences across Prague.
Part one director Hargrave returns to direct a script once again penned by Joe Russo, with Anthony Russo joining his filmmaking brother for producer duties.
Extraction 2 cast
Joining Hemsworth’s Rake is Adam Bessa, who reprises his role from the first film as Yaz, with fellow returning actor and Maleficent: Misstress of Evil player Rayna Campbell as Ruthie.
Golshifteh Farahani also returns, once again playing Rake’s mercenary partner Nik Kahn, while Georgian actress and model Tinatin Dalakishvili is also due to make an appearance.
Extraction 2 trailer
The dramatic trailer for Extraction 2 was released in May, giving us an glimpse inside Rake's latest mission and the hands-on action that ensues.
In the clip, we see Hemsworth's character reflecting on the events of the first film, before fighting his way through a crowd of attackers and trying to shoot down a helicopter.
Extraction 2 debuts on Netflix on 16 June.