American Assassin Movie

Assassins aren't born, they're made.

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Who's Involved:

Michael Keaton, Taylor Kitsch, Sanaa Lathan, Marshall Herskovitz, Dylan O'Brien, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Michael Cuesta, Nick Wechsler, Stephen Schiff, Shiva Negar

Release Date:

Friday, September 15, 2017 (Nationwide)

Rating: R

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Follows the rise of Mitch Rapp (Dylan O'Brien) a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton). The pair is then enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy (Sanaa Lathan) to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets. Together the three discover a pattern in the violence leading them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent (Shiva Negar) to stop a mysterious operative (Taylor Kitsch) intent on starting a World War in the Middle East.

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Crew: Who's making American Assassin

A look at the American Assassin behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Michael Cuesta last directed Kill the Messenger and Roadie. The film's writer Stephen Schiff last wrote Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and Decoy.


Stephen Schiff


Lorenzo di Bonaventura
Marshall Herskovitz
Nick Wechsler

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Production: What we know about American Assassin

Key Facts

  1. Based on the 11th book in the Mitch Rapp book series by Vince Flynn.

Filming Timeline

On or about October 11, 2017, the film was in Completed status.

On or about June 20, 2017, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about August 18, 2016, the film was in Pre-Production status.

The movie is targeting a September start with shooting to take place in London and Budapest.

On or about March 9, 2016, the film was in Development status.

Michael Keaton has signed on to co-star.

On or about October 11, 2012, the film was in Development status.

CBS Films has offered Chris Hemsworth $10 million to star in the film.

On or about June 8, 2011, the film was in Announced status.

American Assassin Release Date: When was it released?

American Assassin was released in 2017 on Friday, September 15, 2017 (Nationwide release). There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including mother!, Infinity Chamber and Brad's Status.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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