6 Underground: All we know about Michael Bay’s Netflix action thriller film starring Ryan Reynolds

Ben Hardy and Dave Franco are also set to star in the next movie from director Michael Bay (Transformers, 13 Hours). Here’s all we know about 6 Underground so far.

By Sophia Moir Published: 27 January 2020 - 9.55am
Netflix 6 Underground cast

6 Underground is being released on Netflix around the same time as Bird Box was last year, and it looks set to be as big a hit as the Sandra Bullock action thriller was in 2018.

Looking for a big-budget action movie to stream this year, without having to move from the comfort of your sofa? This is the answer.

Starring Ryan Reynolds, Ben Hardy, Dave Franco and more, 6 Underground is directed by Michael Bay (Transformers, 13 Hours) and follows six billionaires who form a vigilante squad after faking their deaths in order to take down notorious criminals.

Here, we reveal everything we know about 6 Underground on Netflix so far.

Ryan Reynolds in 6 Underground Netflix
Ryan Reynolds stars in the action film

When is 6 Underground on Netflix?

6 Underground is streaming on Netflix worldwide now.

Is there a trailer?

Yep - the first official trailer for 6 Underground was released by Netflix in October 2019:

Who’s in the 6 Underground cast?

6 Underground is led by Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool, The Captive) as One. The cast also includes Mélanie Laurent as Two, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo as Three, Adria Arjona as Four, and Corey Hawkins as Five.

The film also stars Brit actor Ben Hardy (formerly of EastEnders fame, now known for X-Men: Apocalypse and Bohemian Rhapsody) as Six.

Dave Franco, Lior Raz, Payman Maadi, Peter Stormare, and Sebastian Roche star.

Where was it filmed?

6 Underground was filmed in 2018 in Los Angeles, in Italy (Florence, Rome, Taranto, Siena and Frascati) and in the United Arab Emirates (Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, Liwa Oasis, Ras Al Khaimah, and Sharjah).

What is 6 Underground all about?

The official synopsis for 6 Underground reads as follows:

6 Underground crash scene Netflix
The Netflix film is action packed

“6 Underground introduces a new kind of action hero. Six individuals from all around the globe, each the very best at what they do, have been chosen not only for their skill, but for a unique desire to delete their pasts to change the future. 

“The team is brought together by an enigmatic leader (Ryan Reynolds), whose sole mission in life is to ensure that, while he and his fellow operatives will never be remembered, their actions damn sure will.”

According to Deadline.com, there’s hope for 6 Underground to become a new action film franchise so we might see an announcement for 6 Underground: The Sequel soon...

6 Underground is streaming on Netflix worldwide now.