Promotional Poster for the film "Hitman." Photo Credit: Twentieth Century Fox

Hannah Ware Cast as Female Lead in Agent 47

It would certainly seem as if the cast of the upcoming follow-up to the popular Hitman franchise is starting to round out. Variety is reporting that Betrayal actress Hannah Ware has joined the cast of the film Agent 47 as the female lead.

Just last week, it was announced that Star Trek Into Darkness star Zachary Quinto was signing on to the project. Both Quinto and Ware will be joining Homeland actor Rupert Friend, who was brought on to play the title character.

As I said before, Agent 47 is the follow up to the 2007 film Hitman which was based on the hit video game franchise of the same name. Agent 47 is the protagonist of the series who is usually pretty calm under pressure, and for someone who is contracted to kill people, kind of hates killing those who are deemed “non-targets.”

The film is set to be directed by Aleksander Bach. The screenplay has been developed by Skip Woods, who wrote the screenplay for the original Hitman film, along with Kyle Ward, who developed the script for Machete Kills, and Mike Finch.

Agent 47 is still in the very early stages of production, so there are not a lot of details regarding the plot line, any further casting decisions, or even a release date at this point. So from where we stand right now, the entire production is still very fluid and can change at any time.

According to reports, the movie could start filming as early as March.

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