Extraction’s Director Reveals A Sequel Or Prequel Is Possible

Extraction landed on Netflix this week and there are already calls for a sequel, which is something director Sam Hargrave is considering making.

I watched the movie last night and I’ve got to be hones, I had a really good time with it.

Chris Hemsworth plays a mercenary called Tyler Rake (yep, that’s the guy’s name), and he’s tasked with going to Dhaka to rescue a drug lord’s son.

The son’s been kidnapped by a rival drug lord and that’s when the action starts and it doesn’t really let up.

There have since been calls by fans of the movie for Hargave to make a sequel or prequel.

It turns out he hasn’t ruled out the idea, as he explained during a recent interview with Collider.

“We discussed how is [Gaspar] gonna beat [Tyler Rake]. We discussed it and our backstory is that those two guys — and, spoiler alert, who knows whether there could be prequels or sequels could possibly go if Netflix likes the movie —but their backstory is these guys trained together and they spent a lot of time together in the military and even outside of that, in private military sector, and their skills would be matched but they just went in different directions. Harbour[‘s character] ‘went native,’ you might say,” Hargrave began.

There could be an Extraction prequel or sequel


Chris Hemsworth as Tyler Rake in Extraction – Credit: Netflix

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He then went on to talk about how Netflix would like to make a sequel or a prequel movie.

“As soon as it got mentioned, that thought of a sequel — because, I guess, Netflix was enjoying the dailies and things were coming together and people were like, ‘Oh, this could be…’. You know, you talk about all these things. Is it a franchise? Is it all these things? Who knows until the movie comes out and the audience responds,” Hargrave explained.

He continued: “They’ll be the ones who decide. But it was talked about. As soon as it was, Joe brought up an interesting point that most of the time, you get a sequel. Rarely do you go back in time into prequels. […] You get the sense that Chris and Harbour have a great chemistry […] so we thought that was a very interesting way — if you were to go backwards in time — that you could play with the prequel to a story like this.”

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Do you think Sam Hargrave and Chris Hemsworth should make an Extraction prequel or sequel?

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