Onesumore: David Fincher’s ‘The Killer’ Netflix Movie: What We Know So Far

Netflix’s upcoming black thriller The killer starring Michael Fassbender is finally moving forward in 2021. After being in active and passive development for over a decade, Netflix has acquired the rights to the film from Paramount and is rapidly moving it forward.

Netflix The killer will be directed by Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominee David Fincher, known for his critically acclaimed hits Gone Girl, Mank, The Social Network, Mindhunter, Zodiac, Se7en and much more. In fact, Fincher will again be with Se7en writer Andrew Kevin Walker for Netflix The killer. Walker also wrote the Oscar-winning film The werewolf and the 1999 film Sleepy hollow which starred Johnny Depp. Ce├ín Chaffin, Fincher’s long-time production partner, produces.

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What is the plot of Netflix The killer?

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Netflix The killer is based on the French graphic novel of the same name by author Alexis Nolent, under the pseudonym Matz, and artist Luc Jacamon. The first volume was released in 1998 and the last in 2017. It is not yet clear which parts of the graphic novel will be adapted into the film, so I hope there is a chance for the sequels, provided The killer turns out to be a success.

Here is the official Netflix connection The killer:

A solitary and cold man, methodical and free from scruples or regrets, the killer waits in the shadows, watching for his next target. And yet, the longer he waits, the more he thinks he is losing his sanity, if not his coolness. A brutal, bloody, and elegant noir tale of a professional assassin lost in a world without a moral compass, this is a case study of a lone man armed to the teeth and slowly losing his mind.


Who is thrown The killer?

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Netflix The killer will be led by an Oscar and Golden Globe nominee Michael fassbender, who is known for his many projects like X-Men, 12 years of slave, Steve Jobs, Macbeth and more. Fassbender will play the role of the titular killer, who develops a consciousness during the film. At one point the role was meant to go to Brad pitt.


What is the state of production on The killer?

Current state of production: Active development (Last update: 03/14/2021)

Currently, Netflix The killer is under development and is expected to go into production in September 2021.


When The killer be released on Netflix?

Given the start of production in September 2021, we can probably expect Netflix to The killer to be released in the second half of 2022 or even 2023.

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