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David Fincher reunites with Se7en writer for Netflix graphic novel adaptation starring Michael Fassbender
The Killer is an upcoming neo-noir action thriller produced by Netflix. Acclaimed director David Fincher directs the film from a screenplay by Andrew Kevin Walker, who previously collaborated with Fincher on the film Se7en. The film is based on the French graphic novel of the same name written by Alexis ‘Matz’ Nolent.
Starring in The Killer is Michael Fassbender, who portrays the professional assassin struggling with his conscience at the heart of the story. He is joined by Charles Parnell as the killer’s handler, Hodges, Sophie Charlotte as the killer’s girlfriend, Magdala, Tilda Swinton as a fellow assassin, The Expert, Sala Baker as another assassin, The Brute, and Kerry O'Malley as an Hodges’ office administrator, Dolores. Also featured in the cast are Arliss Howard, Emiliano Pernía, and Gabriel Polanco.