Where the original had us primarily follow Emily Blunt’s Kate Macer, the sequel will have us follow Benicio Del Toro’s Alejandro Gallic and Josh Brolin’s CIA Agent Matt Graver, who in Sicario were established as men hellbent on hunting down cartel kingpins, no matter what. Here they try to provoke a war with the Sonoran drug cartel by kidnapping Isabel Reyes, the daughter of the cartel’s top gangster.
Ian Bohen (whose other credits include Breakout Kings and Chicago P.D) will be playing the role of Carson Wright, a former Marine sniper and an employee of Halliburton, who has an explosive encounter with Matt Graver’s crew. Ian Bohen will be joining a cast that includes will be joining a cast that includes Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Catherine Keener, Isabela Moner, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, David Castaneda, Elijah Rodriguez and Matthew Modine.
There is no cinematic release date as of yet for Soldado.