Killer Elite is a spy, killer for hire, revenge film. It is the first film that will be released under the new Open Road Films distribution company. The film is full of testosterone and stars Jason Statham, Clive Owen, Robert De Niro, Yvonne Strahovski, Dominic Purcell, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. The film is based on the book and true events described in The Feather Men by Ranulph Fiennes.
“Based on a true story, Killer Elite races across the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East in the action-packed account of an ex-special ops agent (Jason Statham) who is lured out of retirement to rescue his mentor (Robert De Niro). To make the rescue, he must complete a near-impossible mission of killing three tough-as-nails assassins with a cunning leader (Clive Owen).”
Killer Elite is in theatres September 23, 2011.