HITMAN: AGENT 47 (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Rupert Friend (The Kid), Hannah Ware (Shame), Zachary Quinto (Star Trek), Ciarán Hinds (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Thomas Kretschmann (The Pianist), Angelababy (Short of Love), Dan Bakkedahl (The Heat), Emilio Rivera (Traffic), Rolf Kanies (Downfall), Jerry Hoffmann (Shahada), Helena Pieske (Im Spinnwebhaus)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Aleksander Bach (film debut), director; Michael Finch (Predators) and Skip Woods (A Good Day to Die Hard), writers; Adrian Askarieh (Hitman), Charles Gordon (Waterworld) and Alex Young (The A-Team), producers; Marco Beltrami (World War Z), composer; Óttar Guðnason (A Little Trip to Heaven), cinematographer; Nicolas De Toth (X-Men Origins: Wolverine), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Agent 47 (Friend) is a genetically engineered assassin designed from conception to be the ultimate killing machine, with unprecedented speed, intelligence and stamina. His latest target is a corporation that is determined to unveil the secrets of 47’s past in order to create their own army of elite assassins with powers greater than even his – and so begins an epic battle between the killer and his deadliest foe…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The second major feature film based on the highly popular video game series – the first in 2007 starred Timothy Olyphant as the bald-headed assassin of the title – Hitman: Agent 47 delivers loud and entertaining action whilst attempting to remember to have fun with itself.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

THURSDAY 27TH AUGUST 2015

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