AMERICAN ASSASSIN is an upcoming action thriller film directed by Michael Cuesta (Kill the Messenger) based on Vince Flynn’s 2010 novel of the same name. It stars Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton, Taylor Kitsch, Sanaa Lathan, and Shiva Negar.
The film tells the origin story of CIA super agent Mitch Rapp (O’Brien). Long before he was a terrorist’s worst nightmare and before he was quietly loathed and publically lauded by the politicians on Capital Hill, Mitch Rapp was a gifted college athlete without a care in the world, but then tragedy struck. Following this misfortune, Rapp was resurrected from the ashes and recruited to a new life in the nation’s most elite covert operations program. Now he is a man reborn with a mission of retribution.
- via CBS Films