The trailer for CBS Films and Lionsgate’s adaptation of the bestselling Vince Flynn thriller novel series American Assassin has been released, and Sanaa Lathan (The Best Man Wedding, Now You See Me 2) stars as CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy.
In addition to Lathan, the film will star Michael Keaton, Taylor Kitsch, and Dylan O’Brien.
American Assassin is one of 15 novels set in the world of counter-terrorism operative Mitch Rapp. Each book in the series was a New York Times best-seller, the three most recent were number one best-sellers, and the series overall has sold nearly 20 million copies to date.
The script was written by Stephen Schiff and will be produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Nick Wechsler.
An official release date for American Assassin has not been released, but production is reportedly aiming for a Sept. 2017 roll out. Check out the trailer above!