The film, an adaptation of the French graphic novel of the same name, opens this year and brings the ‘X-Men’ actor back to acting after a four-year hiatus.
The fans of MINDHUNTER they live with a broken heart since David Fincher, their creator, confirmed that he had finished with fiction. With only two installments, the series became one of the favorites of Netflix subscribers, but it is time to accept that we will not see a third season. A pity. However, the filmmaker continues to work with the streaming platform of the great ene and, if you are a fan of MINDHUNTERmaybe his new project will help you overcome the sadness.
Fincher returns to Netflix this year with a ‘thriller’ titled The Killer. The film, which will be included in the platform’s catalog on November 10, is an adaptation of the French graphic novel of the same name written by Alexis Nolent and illustrated by Luc Jacamon. Through 12 installments, published from 1998 to 2013, the story of an unnamed murderer is told who, after years of being the best at his job, begins to experience psychological problems. Doesn’t sound bad for a filmmaker like Fincher, does it?
In addition to how interesting a story like this can be in the hands of the filmmaker, The Killer features Michael Fassbender as the lead. The actor, whose last released film was X-Men: Dark Phoenix, returns to acting after a four-year hiatus. The interpreter moved away from the world of interpretation to fulfill one of his dreams: run the 24 hours of Le Mans. He did it in 2022. Now, Fassbender gets into the skin of the protagonist of The Killer. And he does it very well accompanied. Another name in the cast is Tilda Swinton.
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The official synopsis of The Killer It reads like this: “After a fateful accident, a killer battles his clients and himself in an international manhunt that, as he insists, is not personal.”
Netflix has recently released a preview of its films for this year and, in it, you can see the first images of The Killer.
In addition to MINDHUNTERFincher directed for the platform Manka film about the famous controversy over the authorship of the script of Citizen Kane. The film had ten Oscar nominations, but only won two: Best Production Design and Best Cinematography. Fincher is usually synonymous with ‘thriller’. In his filmography we find titles like se7en, Loss Y zodiac. The movies are also yours. Fight club, The curious Case of Benjamin Button Y The social network.
Fincher is not the only director who has helped Fassbender’s return to the cinema after being away from the big screen for a few years. The actor also stars Next Goal Winsdirected by Taika Waititi, and takes part in the martial arts comedy Kung Fury: The Movie.
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