"Johnny English Reborn," rated PG, is being released October 21st and stars Rowan Atkinson as MI7 Agent Sir Johnny English, Gillian Anderson as MI7 Head Pamela Thornton, Rosamund Pike as Kate Sumner, Dominic West as Simon Ambrose, Daniel Kaluuya as Agent Tucker, Richard Schiff as Titus Fisher, Tim McInnerny as Patch Quartermain, Mark Ivanir as Artem Karlenko (alias Sergei Pudovkin), Burn Gorman as Slater, Joséphine Baume as Madeleine, Pik-Sen Lim as the Killer Cleaner, Togo Igawa as Ting Wang and Stephen Campbell Moore as British Prime Minister. Directed by Oliver Parker. Johnny English Reborn (2011) is a Family, Comedy, Action/Adventure, Thriller and Sequel movie and the film distributed by Universal Pictures. In his latest adventure, the most unlikely intelligence officer in Her Majesty's Secret Service must stop a group of international assassins before they eliminate a world leader and cause global chaos. In the years since MI-7's top spy vanished off the grid, he has been honing his unique skills in a remote region of Asia. But when his agency superiors learn of an attempt against the Chinese premier's life, they must hunt down the highly unorthodox agent. Now that the world needs him once again, Johnny English is back in action. With one shot at redemption, he must employ the latest in hi-tech gadgets to unravel a web of conspiracy that runs throughout the KGB, CIA and even MI-7. With mere days until a heads of state conference, one man must use every trick in his playbook to protect us all. For Johnny English, disaster may be an option, but failure never is. Watch Johnny English Reborn (2011) movie free stream online.
Johnny English used a Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe with an experimental 9.0 litre V16. Only three or four of these engines exist because Rolls Royce thought about making these engines into production, but dumped the idea. The car is one of a kind.
Universal Pictures first announced that they were producing a sequel to Johnny English on 8 April 2010, seven years following the first film.
Filming began on 11 September 2010 in Central London at Cannon Street, with further production scheduled for the week beginning 13 September 2010 at Brocket Hall, Hertfordshire and later in Hawley Woods in Hampshire, Macau and Hong Kong. Filming took place on The Mall, London in Central London on 25 September 2010.
The Johnny English Theme from the original film is quoted four times in the score.
Johnny English: Reborn opened to an estimated $3,833,300 in its first weekend in US and Canada. In UK it grossed $7,727,025, $2,628,344 in Australia and $3,391,190 in Germany. After five weeks in release, it grossed $8,305,970 in US and Canada and $151,772,616 elsewhere bringing to a total of $159,270,879.
Reception Much like its predecessor, the film received mixed reviews from critics. Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reports that 38% of 78 critics have given the film a positive review, with a rating average of 4.7 out of 10. The website's consensus is "Arguably a marginal improvement on its mostly-forgotten predecessor, Johnny English Reborn nonetheless remains mired in broad, tired spy spoofing that wastes Rowan Atkinson's once considerable comedic talent". Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, gives the film a score of 46 based on 20 reviews. CinemaScore polls reported that the average grade moviegoers gave the film was a "B" on an A+ to F scale.
On the Australian television programme At the Movies, Margaret Pomeranz rated the film 3 stars and David Stratton rated the film 2 stars (the highest being 5 stars). Indian film critic Nikhat Kazmi of Times of India gave the film a positive review praising Atkinson's characteristic flair for comedy once again, giving it a 4 star rating out of 5.
Johnny English Reborn was released on DVD and Blu-ray combo pack on 14 February 2012 in the UK, and on 28 February 2012 in North America.