Fox has just sent us our first look at the teaser poster for Hitman. I still contend that the role of Agent 47 has been seriously miscast with Timothy Olyphant, but at the same time I have to admit that the marketing so far looks very cool. We’ll have to see how it all works out.
Check out the poster below and give it a click for a larger version. Hitman hits theaters on October 12.
Agent 47 (Olyphant) has been educated to become a professional assassin for hire, whose most powerful weapons are his nerve and a resolute pride in his work. 47 is both the last two digits of the barcode tattooed on the nape of his neck, and his only name.
The hunter becomes the hunted when 47 gets caught up in a political takeover. Both Interpol and the Russian military chase the hitman across Eastern Europe as he tries to find out who set him up and why theyâ€™re trying to take him out of the game. But the greatest threat to 47â€™s survival may be the stirrings of his conscience and the unfamiliar emotions aroused in him by a beautiful, damaged girlâ€¦