Given that his entire career over the last 20 years has been predicted to turn everything he touches into a multi-film series, there must be something seriously wrong behind the scenes that makes Vin Diesel turned down the opportunity to own temporary tattoos and oversized fur. Xander Cage’s coat to return to xXx: State of the Union.
Ice Cube has always been good value as he brings his ferocious charisma to the comedy genre, but he’s been seen as lacking in action hero roles. Even so, rapper-actor Darius Stone has been positioned in first place for season two, and it would probably have been a much better idea if it hadn’t been made at all.
Even with the brave efforts of the matching hammy duo Samuel L. Jackson and Willem Dafoe, State of the Union it’s terrible. The plot is a terrible kind of complicated nonsense, Cube does nothing to assuage doubts about his leading man status, the CGI is confusing, and it’s all a catchphrase.
Critics and audiences unanimously agreed, with xXx: State of the Union It failed miserably after grossing only $71 million on a $113 million budget, while a 17% score on Rotten Tomatoes might even be considered a bit generous. However, it inexplicably recovered on Netflix according to FlixPatrol, shuffled the most viewed list by fourteen positions.
https://wegotthiscovered.com/movies/a-terrible-sequel-that-fully-deserved-to-bomb-rebounds-on-netflix/ A horrible sequel that totally deserves a bomb on Netflix