If it’s violence and carnage your looking for on the evidence of the new trailer for Hitman: Agent 47 will deliver the goods at frantic pace. With the violence and carnage amped to level 11 will gamers get the gaming adaptation they desire?
If the ghost of Timothy Olyphant still haunts your memory the unexpected choice of British actor Rupert Friend as Agent 47 looking the wiser logical choice. Hitman: Agent 47 won’t be challenging for awards in drama or storytelling, but it has the traits fans of videogame want.Our assassin in his black suit, red tie attire, the weaponry of course the violence and action possibly making this the closest to the source material. As in this new trailer we also get a closer look at the films villain played by Zachary Quinto too.
Hitman:Agent 47 centres on an elite assassin ( Friend) 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 forty-six 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.
Will this be any good when you look back at the track record of video game movies? On paper it’s probably not but if you looking for some brainless fun that plays like a video, exchange your brain for your favourite snacks and go with the flow.
Hitman:Agent 47 will arrive in UK&Ireland on 27th August (USA 21st August) starring Hannah Ware, Ciaran Hinds,Thomas Kretschmann, and Emilio Rivera.