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Timothy Olyphant Breaks Silence on 'Hitman 2'

August 03, 2009 09:20:36 GMT

Promoting David Twohy-directed 'A Perfect Getaway', the Agent 47 of 'Hitman' confesses that the sequel is yet to be on his schedule.


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A sequel to 2007's "Hitman", "Hitman 2", has been confirmed to be brewing, and the next question to be answered is whether or not Timothy Olyphant will reprise his role. At the junket for David Twohy-directed "A Perfect Getaway", the actor who plays Agent 47 in the first movie himself addressed the matter, saying he is yet to be signed on.

"It's not on my schedule," the 41-year-old told Coming Soon. "If they want me to do another one, I supposed they could have me, yes," he further fessed up. "The things that I've got in front of me right now I'm really excited about the television show [the new FX series 'Lawman']. What I can tell you about 'Hitman' is that I'm thrilled that it was as successful as it was and it was a really nice opportunity and I appreciate that opportunity."

In June, IESB reported that 20th Century Fox has hired Hollywood's hottest, young writer Kyle Ward to pen the follow-up movie's script. The studio, which targets the movie to be outed by the end of 2010, aims to take the central character Agent 47 in "a whole new direction" with original producers Adrian Askarieh, Daniel Alter and Chuck Gordon.

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posted by Maxeron on Jan 06, 2014
Mark Strong is the perfect Agent 47. He is more aggressive and have a harder looking face than Oliphant
posted by tarry on Aug 26, 2013
timothy olyphant is 200% perfect for agent47 role.. he should work again in hitman 2 along with olga kerylunko..
posted by Hitman on Dec 11, 2011
Timothy Olyphant is perfect for agent 47 role.
posted by Joyce on Nov 14, 2011
Definitely Timothy in Hitman2, and Olga,too
posted by code name red on Dec 29, 2010
I Will be Hesitant to see the Second Hitman Movie if Timothy Olyphant is not in it! his role as 47 Was Golden.
posted by mj2333 on Dec 02, 2010
Timothy is the best to play the part...don't screw up the movie...if timothy is not in the movie I won't be there to see.it
posted by Klavs on Jul 26, 2010
Timothy Olyphant is the right one to this movie. He is perfect.
posted by tim hit fan on May 14, 2010
great movie seen it doezen of times... Timmy is the only man for the job! and bring the hot girl back too.
posted by Hitman fan on Nov 06, 2009
I'VE BEEN WAITING SINCE 2007 FOR THIS!!
posted by afrofan on Aug 04, 2009
only timothy can play the HITMAN,hopefully he will star in HITMAN 2.

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