SICARIO is an upcoming crime drama film directed by Denis Villeneuve (Incendies, Prisoners, Enemy) and written by Taylor Sheridan. It stars Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Victor Garber, and Jon Bernthal. It was premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival to critical acclaim.
In Mexico, SICARIO means hitman. In the lawless border area stretching between the U.S. and Mexico, an idealistic FBI agent (Blunt) is enlisted by an elite government task force official (Brolin) to aid in the escalating war against drugs. Led by an enigmatic consultant with a questionable past (Del Toro), the team sets out on a clandestine journey forcing Kate to question everything that she believes in order to survive.
- via TIFF