Michael Fassbender Takes on Dark Role in The Killer: First Teaser-Trailer Released


The Killer, featuring Michael Fassbender in the lead, has just unveiled its first teaser-trailer, leaving fans eagerly anticipating its release. The upcoming Netflix movie, directed by David Fincher, offers a glimpse into its enigmatic storyline, drawing from a French graphic novel and benefiting from the screenwriting talents of Andrew Kevin Walker, known for his work on the iconic film Fight Club. Here’s what you need to know about this upcoming thriller.

Michael Fassbender as The Killer (IMDB)

Plot of The Killer Michael Fassbender stars in this neo-noir film, portraying an assassin whose grip on reality weakens over time. The official synopsis reads, “After a fateful near-miss, an assassin battles his employers, and himself, on an international manhunt he insists isn’t personal.” The movie is an adaptation of a French graphic novel series created by Alexis Nolent (pen name Matz). Andrew Kevin Walker, who penned the screenplay for the iconic Fight Club, undertook the adaptation. Joining Fassbender in this cinematic journey are esteemed actors like Tilda Swinton, Arliss Howard, Sophie Charlotte, and Charles Parnell.

Paramount Pictures secured the film rights in 2007 and announced David Fincher as the director for The Killer. In an interview with Newsarama, Alexis Nolent (Matz) explained how the hitman character provides a unique platform to explore matters of the mind and actions without reservation or judgment.

Release Date and Availability The Killer is set to premiere on October 28 in select theaters worldwide, followed by its availability on Netflix for streaming starting November 10. Notably, this movie marks yet another collaboration between David Fincher and Netflix, following his executive production roles in acclaimed shows like Mindhunter and House of Cards.

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