One of the first action-thrillers of the new year will star Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Tang Wei and Wang Leehom. The film is called ‘Blackhat’ and it was directed by Michael Mann from a script written by Morgan Davis Foehl and Mann himself. Mann also is one of the producers, along with Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni. Alex Garcia and Eric McLeod were onboard as Executive Producers.
The film is set within the world of global cybercrime, Legendary’s Blackhat follows a furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta.
The film is set to release on January 16, 2015.