Universal have released the first trailer for the sequel to 2011’s Johnny English Reborn, Johnny English Strikes Again.
The third instalment comes a mere 8 years after Reborn, which followed a disastrous mission in Mozambique, he retreated to a Tibetan monastery to try to forget his shame. But when he received an urgent call from MI-7 to lead a mission that only he could handle, English was back in action. Using his questionable combat skills and an assortment of high-tech gadgets, English, along with his new partner, Agent Tucker, had to foil a plot to kill the Chinese premier. The spoof spy follows the pattern of releasing sequels eight years apart from one another.
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Directed by David Kerr from a screenplay by Robert Wade and Rowan Atkinson, it sees Atkinson reprise his role as Johnny English, Olga Kurylenko as Ophelia, Ben Miller as Angus Bough, Jake Lacy as Jason, and Miranda Hennessy as Tara.
The film is released in UK cinemas on 12th October 2018
Here’s the new trailer,
Johnny English Strikes Again Official Synopsis
JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN is the third instalment of the Johnny English comedy series, with Rowan Atkinson returning as the much loved accidental secret agent. The new adventure begins when a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all active undercover agents in Britain, leaving Johnny English as the secret service’s last hope. Called out of retirement, English dives head first into action with the mission to find the mastermind hacker. As a man with few skills and analogue methods, Johnny English must overcome the challenges of modern technology to make this mission a success.