American Assassin – Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) – Photo courtesy of CBS Films.
American Assassin is based on the book of the same title by the late Vince Flynn, and introduces us to Mitch Rapp – a wounded young man who saw his fiancée killed by terrorists and decides to go after them himself.
It could have been a pedestrian thriller by committed performances by Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton and Taylor Kitsch – and a very grounded script (and muscular direction) keep it from descending to that level.
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Dylan O’Brien as Mitch Rapp in AMERICAN ASSASSIN to be released by CBS Films and Lionsgate.
There’s a new United Kingdom trailer for Lionsgate and CBS Films’ American Assassin starring Dylan O’Brien as Mitch Rapp in the film adaptation of Vince Flynn’s novel.
There’s some new footage and the effect is even more intense than the first trailer.
American Assassin premieres on September 15th.
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American Assassin – (L-R) Annika (Shiva Negar), Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton), Turkish Operative (Neg Adamson) and Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) – Photo by Christian Black/Courtesy of CBS Films/Lionsgate.
The new red band trailer for American Assassin sure looks like CBS Films and Lionsgate are hoping it will become a franchise (it is based on a series of novels by Vince Flynn).
If the movie is half as good as the trailer, there’s a very good chance it will be.
American Assassin will be in theaters on September 15th.
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Vince Flynn’s novel American Assassin introduces the character of Mitch Rapp, a CIA black ops recruit with certain specialized skills.
CBS Films is adapting the novel as the first in a potential series. American Assassin stars Dylan O’Brien (The Maze Runner) as Mitch Rapp and Michael Keaton as his handler, Stan Hurley.
Directed by Michael Cuesta, American Assassin is now filming in Europe. CBS Films has just released the first photo of O’Brien as Mitch Rapp. Check it out after the break.
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