CBS Films and Lionsgate just unveiled the teaser trailer for American Assassin, an action drama based on Vince Flynn’s novel. Directed by Michael Cuesta, American Assassin was adapted for the screen by Stephen Schiff, Michael Finch, Edward Zwick, and Marshall Herskovitz. Teen Wolf‘s Dylan O’Brien stars along with Sanaa Lathan, Michael Keaton, Taylor Kitsch, Shiva Negar, and Scott Adkins. American Assassin‘s 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.