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Hitman: Agent 47- The perfect killing machine

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2015 | 12:00 AM
Rupert Friend is ‘Hitman: Agent 47’.


Hitman: Agent 47 centres on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck. He is the culmination of decades of research and 46 earlier Agent clones - endowing him with unprecedented strength, speed, stamina and intelligence.

His latest target is a mega corporation that plans to unlock the secret of Agent 47's past to create an army of killers whose powers surpass even his own. Teaming up with a young woman who may hold the secret to overcoming their powerful and clandestine enemies, 47 confronts stunning revelations about his own origins and squares off in an epic battle with his deadliest foe.

Hitman: Agent 47 is an American-German action thriller directed by Aleksander Bach and written by Skip Woods and Michael Finch. It is based on the Hitman video game series and its main character, a mysterious assassin known only as Agent 47. The film stars Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Zachary Quinto, Ciaran Hinds, Thomas Kretschmann and Angelababy.