'American Assassin' Follows the Training of a Black Ops Specialist With a Vengeance

Starring Michael Keaton as a grizzled veteran killer.

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Vince Flynn’s bestselling novel, American Assassin, receives the Hollywood treatment in a climate of rising geopolitical tensions. The first installment in the Mitch Rapp series, American Assassin looks at Rapp’s origin story — a tale of vengeance that begins with the murder of his fiancée in a terrorist attack that forces Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) to embark on a personal journey to eradicate the terrorist cell that carried out the atrocity. Michael Keaton plays a Cold War veteran who is brought in by the CIA to train Rapp into a ruthless black ops specialist. Look for American Assassin to hit theaters on September 17.

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