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The X-Men have grounds for a lawsuit. The latest trailer for the forgettably-named upcoming action-thriller American Assassin begins with a squadron of new recruits going through a training exercise in a high-tech virtual facility. Hard-light holograms act as attackers, and though they may be projections, the “shots” they fire definitely hurt like real bullets. This dangerous room bears a suspicious resemblance to the Xavier School’s Danger Room, to the point that the wheelchair-bound telepath could probably hash this out outside of court for a fat stack of settlement dough.

Full Red Band Trailer for 'American Assassin' Starring Dylan O'Brien "This whole thing is just a means to an end for you, isn't it?" CBS Films has released a new full-length trailer for an action thriller film titled American Assassin, adapted from Vince Flynn's novel of the same name. The film tells the story of Mitch Rapp, an "ordinary every day all-American athlete and scholar" who is secretly recruited by the CIA after his girlfriend is killed. He becomes one of the best assassins they've ever seen, but gets into big trouble on an assignment in Beirut.

‘American Assassin’ Trailer: Michael Keaton Trains Dylan O’Brien to Take Out Terrorists If you watched American Sniper and thought they weren’t patriotic enough in their depiction of Americans taking down terrorism, there’s another overtly American movie on the way, and we know that, because the word American is in the title. America. American Assassin is based on Vince Flynn’s novel of the same name, introducing the recurring character of Mitch Rapp.

American Assassin Set for September Release Date The newest action-thriller franchise in the making, American Assassin, has been slowly building steam since the film found its star in Dylan O’Brien. Based on the ongoing book series by Vince Flynn, the film has been in development for several years now, and looked at stars like Bruce Willis and Chris Hemsworth to star as black ops agent Mitch Rapp.

First Look: Dylan O'Brien As Mitch Rapp in AMERICAN ASSASSIN CBS Films has released the first look at Dylan O'Brien as Mitch Rapp in American Assassin. American Assassin follows the rise of Mitch Rapp (Dylan O'Brien) a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton). The pair is then enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy (Sanaa Lathan) to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets.

Dylan O’Brien is in talks to play CIA counter-terrorism operative Mitch Rapp in American Assassin, EW has confirmed. O’Brien would join Michael Keaton in CBS Films and Lionsgate’s adaptation of Vince Flynn’s bestselling novel series, playing Rapp, a young recruit reeling from the death of...

Michael Keaton is set to star in CBS Films and Lionsgate’s adaptation of Vince Flynn’s best-selling novel series “American Assassin,” TheWrap has learned. The thriller will be directed by Michael Cuesta from a screenplay by Stephen Schiff. Producers of the project are Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Nick Wechsler. The film will be based on Flynn’s best-selling thriller novels featuring Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (Keaton).

Trailer and Poster Hit for GET A JOB Lionsgate Premiere has released the trailer their upcoming film GET A JOB, starring Miles Teller, Anna Kendrick, Bryan Cranston, Alison Brie, Marcia Gay Harden, Ravi Patel, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and Jorge Garcia.The film was directed by Dylan Kidd from a screenplay written by Kyle Pennekamp & Scott Turpel.Miles Teller, Anna Kendrick, and Bryan Cranston star in this wickedly funny comedy about making it in the real world.

Josh Boone Says 'The Stand' Will Be Three Hours (And Faithful to the Novel)

2:53 PM 9/10/2014 by Jeff Giles
The Stand
Stephen King's books have inspired their fair share of terrific films, but they've also been adapted into plenty of duds -- and The Stand, King's original doorstop epic of the struggle between good and evil in a post-apocalyptic world, has always seemed like far too much of a good thing for any one filmmaker to handle.

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CBS Films Acquires Rights To A.G. Riddle’s Sci-Fi ‘Atlantis’ Books

deadline.com – CBS Films said it has secured rights to the trilogy of Atlantis sci-fi novels by A.G. Riddle, a serious deal for a self-published series that has been a fixture on Amazon‘s eBook sales charts. The first book in the series, The Atlantis Gene, was published in March 2013, and the plot revolves around a brilliant geneticist and an international counterterrorism agent who team to thwart a global pandemic and solve the greatest mystery of all time: 3 years 7 weeks ago via jetli
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