CBS Films has released the first trailer for Michael Cuesta;s (Kill The Messenger, Homeland) upcoming thriller American Assassin. Based on Vince Flynn’s best-selling novel of the same name, the film follows the rise of Mitch Rapp, a “CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair is then enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy 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 to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a World War in the Middle East.”
Sanaa Latha, Taylor Kitsch, Shiva Negar, Scott Adkins, David Suchet, Kamil Lemieszewski, Andrew Pleavin, Trevor White, Sydney White, Joost Janssen, Bentley Kalu and Michael Wildman also star. American Assassin hits theatres September 15.