Netflix confirmed another cast member for the assassin thriller “Kate,” announcing that three-time Academy Award Nominee Woody Harrelson (The Highwaymen, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Solo: A Star Wars Story) is joining Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Fargo, Gemini Man, Birds of Prey) in the project.
Cedric Nicolas-Troyan (The Huntsman: Winter’s War) is directing the project for Netflix, working from a script by Umair Aleem.
Netflix‘s official logline for the movie reads, “After she’s irreversibly poisoned, a ruthless criminal operative has less than 24 hours to exact revenge on her enemies and in the process forms an unexpected bond with the daughter of one of her past victims.”
Bryan Unkeless (I, Tonya, Bright, Birds of Prey), Kelly McCormick (Deadpool 2, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw), and Patrick Newall (Dhaka, The Old Man And The Gun) are serving as producers for “Kate,” with David Leitch and Scott Morgan serving as executive producers.
Netflix also confirmed a few members of the crew that working on the movie, including: Stunt Coordinator and Second Unit Director Jonathan Eusebio (John Wick franchise, Birds of Prey, Black Panther); Academy Award Winning Special Effects Make-Up Designer Damian Martin (Mad Max: Fury Road); Visual Effects Producer Taylor Rockwell (Bad Times at the El Royale, The Fate of the Furious); Production Designer Dominic Watkins (The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, The Mummy, The Bourne Supremacy); and DP Lyle Vincent (Dreamland, Bad Education).
Netflix stopped short of announcing a premiere date for the thriller, but more casting announcements and other details will most likely be released when the film goes into production. Around that time we might get a few teaser trailers for the movie, and hopefully, a premiere date.
Woody Harrelson recently finished filming “Zombieland 2: Double Tap,” with Emma Stone, Zoey Deutch, Abigail Breslin, Rosario Dawson, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Jesse Eisenberg, Luke Wilson, and Thomas Middleditch. Mary Elizabeth Winstead wrapped up the drama-thriller “The Parts You Lose” from director Christopher Cantwell with Aaron Paul and Scoot McNairy.
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