Fans of Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen will have to wrap warm this year as he’ll have not one but two films in snowy wintery conditions. Netflix has now released the official Trailer for Jonas Åkerlund‘s Polar Mikkelsen goes all out John Wick. The world’s top assassin brought out of retirement as he faces younger faster ruthless younger killers who want to silence him.
The trend of actors in their fifties becoming action stars, though Mikkelsen is no stranger to the genre. This one is based on a graphic novel from Dark Horse called Polar: Came From the Cold by Victor Santos. If you have read this comic book, you’ll know it’s a story with very few words. This looks far from the source, but at the same time very honest, faithful adaptation.
Mikkelsen does have another film in the chilly climates in Artic. A film like Polar the actor fighting for survival this time from a plane crash. It’s a Mads, Mads world out there and we can’t wait to see both!
The world’s top assassin, Duncan Vizla, aka The Black Kaiser (Mads Mikkelsen), is settling into retirement when his former employer marks him as a liability to the firm. Against his will, he finds himself back in the game going head to head with an army of younger, faster, ruthless killers who will stop at nothing to have him silenced.
The film also stars also stars Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick, Matt Lucas, Ruby O. Fee, Fei Ren, Anthony Grant, Josh Cruddas, Robert Maillet, Julian Richings, Johnny Knoxville and Richard Dreyfuss.
Polar is set to be launched on Netflix from 25th January 2019.