CBS Films and Lionsgate have released new character posters for the upcoming action film, American Assassin. The five new posters feature the film’s stars Dylan O’Brien (Teen Wolf), Michael Keaton (Spotlight), Sanaa Lathan (Shots Fired), Shiva Negar, and Taylor Kitsch (True Detective). Directed by Michael Cuesta, American Assassin was adapted for the screen by Stephen Schiff, Michael Finch, Edward Zwick, and Marshall Herskovitz.
American Assassin is set to open in theaters on September 15, 2017.
The Plot: American Assassin follows the rise of Mitch Rapp (O’Brien) a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (Keaton). The pair is then enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy (Lathan) to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets. Together the three discover a pattern in the violence leading them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent (Negar) to stop a mysterious operative (Kitsch) intent on starting a World War in the Middle East.