Netflix, distributor of the film, has released the first extracts from the thriller which will be presented on Sunday at the Venice Film Festival.
28 years after the terrifying SevenDavid Fincher reaffirms his taste for thrillers with The Killer, made for Netflix. The film is adapted from the comic book series The killer launched in 1998 by Matz and Luc Jacamon. In the first trailer unveiled two days ago, Michael Fbender appears as an icy in. His character is described by the writers of the original version as “a solitary and cold, methodical and conscientious man, who does not bother with scruples or regrets“. This adaptation, announced in 2007 by Paramount, was eagerly awaited by fans of the American director.
With this exclusive release, Netflix hits hard and offers one of Hollywood’s most anticipated filmmakers. D. Fincher having not released anything for three years and his last film mank . The director of fight Club had already participated in the design of several episodes of the series mindhunter broadcast on the streaming platform. This one was interested in the psychology of serial killers and had met with great success.
The Killer will be presented at the prestigious Venice Film Festival Sunday August 3 in the evening. It will then be necessary to wait until November 10 to be able to discover it on Netflix.
Return of driver Michael Fbender
The Killer also sounds the great return of Michael Fbender. The German-Irish actor had not appeared on screen since X-men: Dark Phoenix in 2019. He had chosen to put his acting career on hold to devote himself to his other pion: motorsport. Supported by Porsche, the 40-year-old competed in a number of races aboard a 911 RSR with the firm intention of competing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans one day. A bet taken up hands down with two successive participations in the Sarthoise race in 2022 and 2023. If we do not see him driving in this first trailer, the actor seems to maintain an essential composure both at the wheel and the trigger in hand.