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Cooper Hoffman and Christoph Waltz in “Hit Man Comedy Old Guy” – The Hollywood Reporter


Cooper Hoffmann and Christoph Waltz team up as a pair of unlikely killers in this first look at Simon West’s upcoming action comedy. An elderly person. Lucy Liu also stars in the movie.

West is directing and producing the feature written by Greg Johnson (Son) and recently wrapped in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Highland Film Group co-finances action comedies and handles the rights worldwide.

An elderly person It follows longtime contract killer Danny Dolinsky (Waltz), who still believes he is the best at what he does. Stuck in a dead end but vying for the love of club director Anatta (Leo), Danny is overjoyed when the company pulls him into the field, but only to train newcomer General Z. Weilburg (Hoffmann), a prodigy assassin with an attitude. The mismatched pair is called upon to eliminate the top members of a rival crime syndicate and, in the process, uncover their employer’s true motive: removing the old guard in a full takeover. However, the company did not anticipate that Danny’s experience along with child brilliance would create an unlikely bond between the two, which would enable them, with crucial help from Anatta, to bring everything back to the company.

An elderly person Produced by Jib Polhemus (Last Son, The Expendables 2), Martin Brennan (One Way, District 414), Peter Jackle from West and RU Robot Studio (Middle Ages , The last full measure). Hal Sadoff (Nice Guys, Orphan: First Kill) and Norman Golightly (Lord of War, Ghost Rider) on behalf of Dark Castle Entertainment. The film is produced by RU Robot Studio’s Martin J. Barab and Walter Josten of Blue Rider Pictures (Around the World in 80 Days, Holes). Hannah Lederer and Frank DeMartini serve on the production’s legal team.

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