Spy Thriller MR-9 Updates: Frank Grillo is a well-known Hollywood actor who has been in films such as Beyond Skyline, Captain America: Civil War, and others. The Purge: Anarchy, a 2014 action horror thriller, marked the actor’s first leading role.
Grillo was most recently seen in the Chinese film Zhan Lang II (2017), the critically acclaimed Netflix action thriller Wheelman (2017), Beyond Skyline (2018), the Marvel superhero film Avengers: Endgame (2019), in which he reprised his role from the previous two Captain America films, and Black and Blue (2019).
‘Captain America’ actor Frank Grillo is set to star in the next action film MR-9, which is currently filming in the United States and Bangladesh. According to Deadline, writer-director Asif Akbar’s spy action thriller is based on late novelist Qazi Anwar Hussain’s famed Masud Rana novels. Frank Grillo is best recognised for his roles in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Purge, and Copshop.
HE’LL BE SEEN IN THE ACTION PICTURE MR-9, WHICH IS NOW FILMING IN THE UNITED STATES AND BANGLADESH.
The plot is being kept under wraps, but Grillo will play the antagonist of secret agent Rana of the Bangladesh Counter-Intelligence Agency. Frank Grillo, who is most known for his appearances in ‘Captain America,’ ‘The Purge,’ and ‘Copshop,’ will star in the action picture ‘MR-9,’ which will begin filming in the United States and Bangladesh soon.
‘Masud Rana: Dhonghsho Pahar (Demolition Hill)’ is based from the first novel by Masud Rana. Hussain wrote 550 books in the James Bond-inspired series. Jaaz Multimedia, a Bangladeshi production firm, has teamed up with Al Bravo Films, based in Los Angeles, and MR-9 Films to bring the film to life.
Al Bravo, Hemdee Kiwanuka, Colin Bates, Akbar, Philip Tan, and Abdul Aziz serve as producers, with executive producers Niko Foster, Peter Nguyen, and Phillip B. Goldfine.
Asif Akbar’s espionage action thriller is based on the legendary Masud Rana novels by late novelist Qazi Anwar Hussain. The plot remains a mystery, but we understand that Grillo will play the enemy of Bangladesh Counter-Intelligence Agency secret agent Rana, code name MR-9.
The plot for the film was reportedly written by Akbar, Aziz, and Nazim Ud Daula from the first novel, ‘Masud Rana: Dhonghsho Pahar,’ which was first published in 1966.
In the series, which is based on the James Bond film franchise, Hussain penned 550 volumes. Grillo also has roles in the upcoming Lionsgate film ‘Paradise Highway,’ in which he plays creator Ferruccio Lamborghini, opposite Morgan Freeman, who is known for his godlike voice, and the biopic ‘Lamborghini,’ in which he plays founder Ferruccio Lamborghini.