AMERICAN ASSASSIN follows the rise of Mitch Rapp [Dylan O’Brien], a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley [Michael Keaton]. The pair is then enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy [Sanaa Lathan] to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets. Together the three discover a pattern in the violence leading them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent [Shiva Negar] to stop a mysterious operative [Taylor Kitsch] intent on starting a World War in the Middle East.
Starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schrieber, Brian D’Arcy James and Stanley Tucci, SPOTLIGHT tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper’s tenacious “Spotlight” team of reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston’s religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Thomas McCarthy, SPOTLIGHT is a tense investigative thriller, tracing the steps to one of the biggest crime stories in modern times.