The original Sicario took the world by storm. It garnered both critical and audience praise. The film was nominated for Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, and Best Sound Editing at the 88th Academy Awards, as well as three BAFTA nominations for Best Supporting Actor, Best Cinematography, and Best Film Music. The film received criticism by viewers in Mexico for its depiction of Ciudad Juárez.
Behind the camera this time for Sicario Day Of Soldado is director Stefano Sollima and written by Taylor Sheridan. The sequel to the 2015 film Sicario, the film features Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Jeffrey Donovan reprising their roles, with Isabela Moner, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, and Catherine Keener joining the cast. The plot follows the drug war at the U.S.-Mexico border as it has escalated to the point where the cartels have begun transporting terrorists, forcing the CIA to team up with hitman Alejandro Gillick.
Check out the trailer for Sicario Day Of Soldado below: