The film community is buzzing with anticipation, and the newly-released trailer for 'The Killer' only adds fuel to the flame. If you haven't caught a glimpse yet, you can check it out below. This level of enthusiasm isn't just spontaneous.
At the heart of the buzz lies a remarkable ensemble of talent. David Fincher, the mastermind behind cinematic jewels like 'Seven,' 'Zodiac,' 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,' and 'Gone Girl,' sits in the director’s chair.
He collaborates once again with Andrew Kevin Walker, the scriptwriter for 'Seven,' breathing life into this thriller. 'The Killer' is a cinematic translation of a French graphic novel series. The plot circles around an assassin, portrayed by Michael Fassbender, who, after a near-fatal twist of fate, embarks on a thrilling international manhunt.
But it's not just a simple chase; it's an introspective journey as he grapples with his past actions and employers. The line between personal vendettas and professional obligations blur. Michael Fassbender, known for his compelling roles, shares the screen with the ever-enigmatic Tilda Swinton.
The ensemble is enriched with performances by Charles Parnell, Arliss Howard, and Sophie Charlotte. Murder and its intricate facets aren't new territories for Fincher. His filmography is studded with titles that delve deep into the psyche of killers and their pursuers.
It's also a nostalgic reunion for fans of the Alien franchise; Fincher directed 'Alien 3,' while Fassbender took pivotal roles in 'Prometheus' and 'Alien: Covenant.'
Fincher's Comeback After 'Mank' Triumph
'The Killer' marks David Fincher's return to the big screen after his 2020 masterpiece, 'Mank,' which featured Gary Oldman in a leading role.
'Mank' was a critical darling, clinching 10 Oscar nominations and ultimately winning for production design and cinematography. Before you rush to book your tickets for the theatrical release on October 27, remember, for those who prefer the comforts of their home, 'The Killer' will be streaming on Netflix starting November 10.
Catch a sneak peek of some more captivating shots from the movie below, and brace yourselves for a cinematic treat that promises to be a fusion of suspense, action, and drama.