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A hit man seeks revenge after being knocked out and awakening to discover he has been surgically turned into a woman.

Who's Involved:

Michelle Rodriguez, Sigourney Weaver, Tony Shalhoub, Anthony LaPaglia, Walter Hill, Caitlin Gerard

Release Date:

Friday, April 7, 2017 (Limited)

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr, 35 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Hitman Frank Kitchen (Michelle Rodriguez) is given a lethal assignment, but after being double-crossed, he discovers he’s not the man he thought he was—he’s been surgically altered and now has the body of a woman. Seeking vengeance, Frank heads for a showdown with the person (Sigourney Weaver) who transformed him, a brilliant surgeon with a chilling agenda of her own.

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A look at the The Assignment behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Walter Hill last directed Bullet to the Head and Undisputed. The film's writer Walter Hill last wrote What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?.


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Key Facts

  1. Michelle Rodriguez is to play the hitman while Sigourney Weaver is the scalpel-wielding doctor.
  2. Based on a story by Denis Hamill.

Filming Timeline

On or about May 31, 2016, the film was in Completed status.

On or about October 30, 2015, the film was in Production status.

Cameras start rolling November 9, 2015 in Vancouver.

The Assignment Release Date: When was it released?

The Assignment was released in 2017 on Friday, April 7, 2017 (Limited release). There were 18 other movies released on the same date, including Going in Style, Smurfs: The Lost Village and The Case for Christ.

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