“Hey, what’s up? I hope you are well. I just want to say a huge thank you to everyone who checked Extraction. You made it the # 1 movie on the planet right now, “said Hemsworth on Saturday in a video posted on Instagram.
Netflix released a statement a day earlier, announcing that the film is poised to become the first of the most-watched feature films to date. With people from all over the world sheltering there because of the coronavirus pandemic, they are watching the movie en masse.
” Extraction is set to become the film’s biggest Netflix premiere – with 90 million homes projected in the action in the first 4 weeks, “the streamer tweeted. “Thank you to everyone who has looked so far! “
Hemsworth plays in the action drama black market mercenary Tyler Rake, who is hired to save the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord.
Sam Hargrave, stunt coordinator on Captain America: civil war, directed the film. Joe Russo wrote the screenplay and produced with his brother Anthony. The film was released on April 24.