Hitman: Richard Linklater and Glen Powell to Collaborate For Upcoming Action Comedy

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Filmmaker Richard Linklater and actor Glen Powell are teaming up once again for a feature film. The duo, who earlier collaborated for animated film Apollo 10 1/2 and Everybody Wants Some!!, will work together for action-comedy “Hitman”. Rami Malek Birthday Special: Did You Know He Is the First Egyptian Actor to Win an Oscar? 5 Interesting Facts About the Actor You Didn’t Know!.

Linklater will direct and co-write the film, which is based on a Texas Monthly magazine article by journalist Skip Hollandsworth, reported Variety.

Powell, who is currently awaiting the release of “Top Gun: Maverick”, will also co-write the movie. Domhnall Gleeson Birthday Special: From Ex Machina to About Time, 5 Movies of the Star Wars Actor That You Should Definitely Check Out!.

The actor will feature as a Houston cop who’s been working undercover as the most in-demand hitman in Houston, until one day he breaks protocol in order to help a desperate woman (Adria Arjona) trying to escape an abusive boyfriend.

The project is based on a 2001 article in Texas Monthly that narrated the fascinating story of hit man Gary Johnson, a staff investigator at the Harris County district attorney’s office, who plays the role of hit man for police requiring the help of an undercover officer to catch individuals ordering a hit. Hitman will be produced by Linklater, Michael Blizzard for Detour Pictures, Michael Costigan and Jason Bateman for Aggregate Films, and Powell with his production outfit BarnStorm Productions.

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