Lionsgate Thriller The Protégé Gets Official Trailer and Photos


The Protégé Trailer

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Lionsgate dropped the first The Protégé trailer for its upcoming assassin thriller starring Samuel L. Jackson, Maggie Q, and Michael Keaton. The revenge film was previously known as The Asset and is set to release on August 20, 2021. The film sees Jackson’s character Moody, a legendary assassin, get killed band his protégé Anna (Q) looking to avenge his death.

Several photos have been released for the film too showing all three stars, plus a stylish movie poster. The summer release is written by Richard Wenk and directed by Martin Cambell (Casino Royale).
RELATED: Lionsgate Dates The Protege, Shotgun Wedding & White BirdThe official synopsis for the film reads, “Rescued as a child by the legendary assassin Moody (Samuel L. Jackson) and trained in the family business, Anna (Maggie Q) is the world’s most skilled contract killer. But when Moody – the man who was like a father to her and taught her everything she needs to know about trust and survival – is brutally killed, Anna vows revenge. As she becomes entangled with an enigmatic killer (Michael Keaton) whose attraction to her goes way beyond cat and mouse, their confrontation turns deadly and the loose ends of a life spent killing will weave themselves ever tighter.”Check out the official The Protégé trailer below:

Check out the newly released The Protégé photos and teaser poster in the slideshow: