The late summer is not particularly well-known as a time to catch quality flicks. Might Hitman: Agent 47 be an exception to that rule? It’s highly doubtful, but still, there remains a chance, however slim, that this might be something you’ll enjoy. Let’s test that, shall we? Below is the final trailer for the new film based on the long-running IO Interactive video game series, and it promises some pretty brutal looking action. Good thing, because that’s pretty much what the video game promises and delivers with every chapter. But will Agent 47 be any good on a creative or narrative level? Who can say? It sure looks awesome though. (more…)
Right up front I have to say that I haven’t really been a Hitman franchise fan. Neither the video game or the first movie really rocked my world. I wasn’t a hater though, it just couldn’t seem to grab and hold my attention. When the first trailer for Hitman: Agent 47 hit the Internet I enjoyed it, it was a fun trailer, but I wasn’t on board the band wagon, I could easily see myself skipping it and waiting for it to hit cable. This latest trailer however seems to have a combination of action, humor, and an additionally interesting story line that has captured my interest enough to want to see it on the big screen. Will it capture yours? (more…)
Agent 47 is back and he’s on a mission that will leave corpses and destruction in his wake. This is director Aleksander Bach first feature film, at least according to IMDB and it looks to be a fun action packed ride. Michael Finch (Predators, The November Man) and Kyle Ward (Machete Kills) wrote the script for Hitman: Agent 47 which stars Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Zachary Quinto, Ciarán Hinds, and Thomas Kretschmann. (more…)
Here’s your first official look at the new film version of Hitman. You remember the 2007 film Hitman, don’t you? It starred Timothy Olyphant and Olga Kurylenko and was directed by Xavier Gen (who’s also made the ‘X’ segment of The ABCs of Death). If you don’t then that’s okay, because the producers of Agent 47 certainly hope you don’t end up recollecting it. The official Facebook page and twitter handle for 20th Century Fox’s Hitman: Agent 47 have gone live. To help kick things off they’ve released the first official image of Rupert Friend (Homeland) as the title character. (more…)
Hey, here’s a… story. It’s your first look at the new film version of Hitman. You remember the 2007 film Hitman, don’t you? It starred Timothy Olyphant and Olga Kurylenko and was directed by Xavier Gen (who’s also made the ‘X’ segment of The ABCs of Death). If you don’t then that’s okay, because the producers of Agent 47 certainly hope you don’t end up recollecting it. The new film is currently being shot in various locations of a European type, sometimes outside, which is how we got the spy-pic posted below. (more…)
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