Jean Reno is one of the most prominent French actors working in cinema today. He established his distinctive identity and charisma ever since his breakout role in the 1994 thriller, ‘Leon: The Professional’ directed by Luc Besson. In the next decade, the actor emerged as a prominent figure in French, English, Japanese, Spanish, and Italian productions. His major works include ‘Crimson Rivers,’ ‘Godzilla,’ ‘The Da Vinci Code,’ ‘Mission: Impossible,’ ‘The Pink Panther,’ ‘Ronin,’ ‘Les visitors,’ ‘The Big Blue,’ ‘Hector and the Search for Happiness.’ So now you must be wondering what is the next Jean Reno movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Jean Reno films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Jean Reno movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
7. Waiting for Anya (2019)
‘Waiting for Anya’ is an upcoming World War II drama starring Jean Reno. The French actor plays the character of Henri in the movie alongside Noah Schnapp, Anjelica Huston, Thomas Kretschmann, Elsa Zylbertsein, Tomas Lemarquis, Josephine De La Baum, and Sadie Frost. Based on the 1990 children’s novel of the same by Michael Morpurgo, the plot is set in a war-torn Southern France where Jo (Schnapp), a young shepherd boy, and his grandfather Henri (Reno), risk their lives to save a group of Jewish children by helping them to cross the Spanish border, reports Variety. ‘Waiting for Anya’ is directed by Ben Cookson from a screenplay he co-wrote with Toby Torlesse. The banner 13 Films based in Los Angeles executive produces the movie, which is expected to be released in 2019.
6. Polina and the Mystery of a Film Studio (TBA)
Billed as a family adventure flick, ‘Polina and the Mystery of a Film Studio’ is a Ukraine, Belgium and France co-production in the French language. The plot follows Polina, an eleven-year-old girl who finds herself reeling under the tentacles of her evil aunt and cousin. They plot to eliminate the girl to possess a film studio that belongs to her. But Polina escapes from their house and embarks on an adventurous and magical journey through films to unravel the mystery surrounding her birth and parents. But the girl has to unearth the secret before midnight with the help of some new friends. Polina Pechenenko plays the central character of Polina while Jean Reno reportedly appears as Screen Hologram. Other cast includes Virginie Ledoyen, Saul Rubinek, Edouard Baer, and Audrey Marnay. ‘Polina and the Mystery of a Film Studio’ is directed by Olias Barco from a screenplay he wrote with Saul Rubinek. The movie is scheduled to hit theaters in Ukraine on August 22, 2019,
5. Doorman (TBA)