The arrival of a new David Fincher movie is always a big deal, and three years after Mank earned 10 Academy Award nominations, the director is back with something completely different, but still for Netflix. The Killer stars Michael Fassbender in a hitman psychological thriller based on the French graphic novel by Matz and artist Luc Jacamon.
The synopsis is brief and sums up a straight-forward film like this perfectly: After a fateful near-miss, an assassin battles his employers and himself on an international manhunt he insists isn’t personal.
Joining Fassbender in the cast are Tilda Swinton, Charles Parnell, Arliss Howard, Kerry O’Malley, Sophie Charlotte, Sala Baker, Emiliano Pernía, and Gabriel Polanco.
Fincher reunited with frequent collaborator, Seven writer Andrew Kevin Walker, as well as Mank and Mindhunter cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt.
The Killer will hit select theaters on October 27th, followed by Netflix on November 10th.