HITMAN: AGENT 47 World Premiere in Berlin, Germany
 

Adrian Askarieh HITMAN Agent 47 Cast and Crew

 
  8/19/15
The Wrap
  ‘Hitman: Agent 47’ Producer Adrian Askarieh on Video-Game Movies, First-Time Filmmakers and Virtual Reality
Eight years after “Hitman” grossed $100 million worldwide, producer Adrian Askarieh reboots the franchise this Friday with “Hitman: Agent 47,” which stars Rupert Friend (“Homeland”) as the ruthless assassin with a barcode tattoo on the back of his neck.
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  6/18/15
Screen Rant
  Producer Adrian Askarieh Talks Hitman: Agent 47, Deus Ex, Jonny Quest & More!
We…recently caught up with [Adrian Askarieh] to talk about the upcoming Hitman: Agent 47, the long-awaited Jonny Quest film – which finally got a greenlight and found an A-list director in Robert Rodriguez – and of course, we touch on those other Square Enix film adaptations we’ve been hearing about as well: Deus Ex and Just Cause – both of which have new games on the way.
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  5/26/15
Hollywood Reporter
  Robert Rodriguez Tackling ‘Jonny Quest’ for Warner Bros.
Rodriguez and Rossio are rewriting the script initially penned by Dan Mazeau, with Rodriguez on board to direct. Dan Lin and Adrian Askarieh are producing.
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  7/27/14
EGM News
  SDCC 2014: Film Producer Adrian Askarieh Talks Hitman: Agent 47 & More
Walmart GameCenter interviews film producer Adrian Askarieh about his upcoming videogame-based feature films, including the upcoming Hitman: Agent 47, Deus Ex and Kane & Lynch.
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  2/13/15
Deadline Hollywood
  20th TV, New Regency Television Take On ‘Enormous’ Comic Book Adaptation
EXCLUSIVE: 20th Century Fox Television and New Regency Television are teaming with Prime Universe Films to develop an event series based on the action/horror comic book Enormous from publisher 215 Ink.
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  9/5/14
Hollywood Reporter
  Toronto: ‘V for Vendetta’ Director Tackling ‘Alien Sleeper Cell’ (Exclusive)
James McTeigue, the Wachowski brothers protege who directed V for Vendetta, has boarded Alien Sleeper Cell, a sci-fi thriller from ScanBox Studios, the new company from Joe Gatta and Joni Sighvatsson.
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  7/22/14
Hollywood Reporter
  ‘Predators’ Writer Boards ‘Deus Ex’ (Exclusive)
CBS Films has tapped Predators writer Michael Finch to work on Deus Ex, its adaptation of the acclaimed video game.
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  7/15/14
Screen Rant
  Comic-Con 2014: Fox Is Bringing ‘Agent 47,’ ‘Secret Service’ & More to Hall H
Friday, July 25th from 4:20pm to 6:20pm in Hall H.
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  3/13/14
Deadline Hollywood
  Prepare To Meet Enormous
Poster and trailer revealed for Machinima digital short launching 3/20/14.
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  3/6/14
Hollywood Reporter
  ‘Avengers 2’ Actor to Play Villain in ‘Agent 47’ (Exclusive)
Thomas Kretschmann, also seen in “Stalingrad,” has been added to a cast that includes Zachary Quinto and Rupert Friend.
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  1/31/14
Deadline Hollywood
  Zachary Quinto In ‘Agent 47’ For Fox Int’l
Zachary Quinto, who stars as Spock in Star Trek reboots (Star Trek Into Darkness), will be joining Rupert Friend in Fox International’s Hitman sequel, Agent 47.
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  1/9/14
Variety
  ‘Homeland’ Actor to Replace Paul Walker in‘Agent 47’
“Homeland” star Rupert Friend has come on board to replace Paul Walker in Fox International productions pic “Agent 47.” Read the article

 
  11/18/13
Variety
  Machinima, Adrian Askarieh to Adapt ‘Enormous’ Comicbook as Digital Series (EXCLUSIVE)
Project revolves around giant beasts that terrorize the human race; BenDavid Grabinski will direct the pilot. Read the article

 
  11/4/13
Hollywood Reporter
  Gerard Butler Circling Video Game Adaptation ‘Kane & Lynch’ for Millennium (Exclusive)
F. Gary Gray is on board to direct the project, which could reteam the duo that made “Law Abiding Citizen.”
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  10/11/13
Deadline Hollywood
  ‘Wizard Of Oz’-Themed Drama ‘Red Brick Road’ In The Works At Lifetime
EXCLUSIVE: The year of Wizard Of Oz continues with the sale of another high-profile Oz-themed drama project. Lifetime has put in development Red Brick Road, from the Wolper Organization, Vertigo Entertainment and Warner Horizon. Written by Tim Schlattman (Dexter) based on an concept by artist Rob Prior and executive produced by Roy Lee and Adrian Askarieh, Red Brick Road is described as an edgy, Game Of Thrones take on the world of Wizard Of Oz.
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  8/9/13
Variety
  TOP 100 PEOPLE IN HOLLYWOOD [YOU NEED TO KNOW]
Fade In magazine includes producer Adrian Askarieh in its most recent list of Top 100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know. Read the article

 
  2/11/13
Variety
  Warner Horizon picks up ‘Red Brick Road’
Warner Horizon has picked up “Red Brick Road,” from producers Roy Lee and Adrian Askarieh, that takes a more sci-fi approach to L. Frank Baum's tale. Read the article

 
  2/11/13
The Hollywood Reporter
  Warner Horizon to Turn ‘Oz’ Into Fantasy TV Series with ‘Red Brick Road’
Warner Horizon is going beyond the yellow brick road, picking up fantasy Red Brick Road as a potential series. Red Brick Road comes with some big names as exec producers including Mark Wolper, Roy Lee and Adrian Askarieh.Read the article

 
  2/7/13
Variety
  Hollywood rolls the dice on videogame brands for the bigscreen
“Videogames have evolved to have some of the most rich and viable stories and characters in any media,” says Adrian Askarieh, who is behind the film versions of “Hitman” and “Deus Ex.” “Once we treat them and the process with the creative respect they deserve, you will start seeing the ‘X-Mens,’ the ‘Batman Begins’ and the 'Iron Mans.‘ ” Read the article

 
  2/5/13
Deadline Hollywood
  Fox Reloading ‘Hitman’ With Paul Walker As Bald Barcoded Assassin Agent 47
EXCLUSIVE: Fox International Productions is rebooting Hitman, the live action film adaptation of the hit Square Enix video game. They’ve set The Fast And The Furious‘s Paul Walker to star in Agent 47, an action film that was written by A Good Day To Die Hard‘s Skip Woods and Michael Finch and will be directed by Aleksander Bach, a highly regarded commercials director making his feature helming debut.
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  11/15/12
Deadline Hollywood
  ‘Sinister’ Helmer Scott Derrickson to Direct ‘Deus Ex’ Feature From Iconic Video Game
EXCLUSIVE: CBS Films has signed Scott Derrickson to direct Deus Ex: Human Revolution, the screen adaptation of the iconic Square Enix video game. Derrickson, who has had a hot hand recently in helming the hits Sinister and The Exorcism Of Emily Rose, will write the script with his Sinister co-writer C. Robert Cargill. Roy Lee and Adrian Askarieh will produce, and John P. Middleton is exec producer.
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  10/9/12
The Hollywood Reporter
  NY Comic-Con: ‘Hitman’ Producer and ‘Trollhunter’ Director Tackle ‘Enormous’ Adaptation (Exclusive)
Producer Adrian Askarieh and Andre Ovredal plan to produce and direct, respectively, transmedia's adaptation of the monster apocalyptic comic.
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  7/10/12
Variety
  CBS Films to adapt ‘Deus Ex‘ videogame
CBS Films has secured film rights to Square Enix’s cyberpunk videogame franchise "Deus Ex," with Roy Lee and Adrian Askarieh attached to produce.
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  7/10/12
The Hollywood Reporter
  CBS Films Lands Screen Rights to Video Game ‘Deus Ex’
CBS Films has picked up the movie rights to the iconic game from Square Enix, with Roy Lee and Adrian Askarieh attached to produce.
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  7/10/12
Deadline Hollywood
  CBS Films Targets ‘Deus Ex’ Video Game For Feature
Developed by Eidos-Montréal and published by Square Enix, Deus Ex: Human Revolution will serve as the primary template for the film. Roy Lee and Adrian Askarieh are attached to produce and John P. Middleton will executive produce.
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  6/29/12
Variety
  BBC Worldwide Prods. nabs ‘Wolf‘
BBC Worldwide Prods. has picked up a retelling of Sergei Prokofiev's children's classic "Peter and the Wolf," that it will produce with Adrian Askarieh.
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  1/13/12
The Hollywood Reporter
  ‘Conan’ Director Marcus Nispel Takes On Horror-Action Movie ‘Hack/Slash’ (Exclusive)
Nispel has directed recent remakes of ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ and ‘Friday the 13th.’ Alexandra Milchan, Adrian Askarieh and Daniel Alter are producing.
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  12/13/11
The Hollywood Reporter
  ‘Just Cause: Scorpion Rising’ Video Game Adaptation Taps Writer (Exclusive)
Bryan Edward Hill has been tapped to rewrite Just Cause: Scorpion Rising, the adaptation of the hit video game being produced by Adrian Askarieh and Eric Eisner.
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  5/11/11
The Hollywood Reporter
  New ‘Hitman: Absolution’ Game Uses ‘Avatar’ Performance Capture Technology, Hollywood Talent
“We've seen the grit and texture and the character-driven context that IO Interactive is going for with Hitman: Absolution and it's our goal to bring Agent 47 back with a vengeance next year in a movie,” said Adrian Askarieh, who is producing a second Hitman film with Chuck Gordon and Fox International.
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  3/1/11
Wizard Magazine
  ‘Hitman’s’ Hitmaker
Wizard Magazine profiles Adrian Askarieh, one of Hollwood’s ‘up-and-coming’ genre producers.
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  1/12/11
Variety
  Block, Askarieh team on ‘Alien’
Askarieh has paired with “District 9” producer Bill Block for his latest property, “Alien Sleeper Cell,” a story about otherworldly beasties that former TV and film editor-turned-scribe Morgan Davis Foehl will write.
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  12/17/10
Just Cause
  Exclusive interview with the producers of 'Just Cause'
We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Adrian Askarieh and Eric Eisner to talk about the forthcoming Just Cause movie. It’s still very early in development, but that didn’t stop Adrian and Eric from whetting our appetites with some extremely exciting chatter.
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  10/1/10
Variety
  L+E finds ‘Just Cause’ for pic
Eric Eisner's L+E Pictures has optioned the film rights to Avalanche Studios' videogame franchise “Just Cause,” which it will develop with producer Adrian Askarieh, of Prime Universe Prods., before shopping it to the studios. Michael Ross (“Turistas”) will pen the script.
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  6/9/10
Variety
  F. Gary Gray circles 'Kane'
F. Gary Gray ("Law Abiding Citizen") is in early talks to direct the adaptation of the Eidos videogame "Kane and Lynch: Dead Men." Adrian Askarieh and Daniel Alter will produce "Kane and Lynch" with David Willis, Stephen Eads and Millennium.
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  6/8/10
The Hollywood Reporter Heat Vision
  'Deus Ex: Human Revolution': the next big movie?
Feast your eyes on the trailer for video game "Deus Ex: Human Revolution," the third game from Ion Storm and Eidos Interactive. This is one game that has Hollywood a-buzzing this week.
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  5/24/10
The Hollywood Reporter Heat Vision
  Fox hires director, writer for 'Hitman 2'
20th Century Fox has targeted director Daniel Benmayor and writer Daniel Casey to work on "Hitman 2," the sequel to the studio's 2007 video game adaptation. Adrian Askarieh, Chuck Gordon and Alex Young are producing, with Daniel Alter exec producing.
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  4/27/10
The Hollywood Reporter Heat Vision
  'FlashForward' showrunner to write 'Da Vinci' action hero film (exclusive)
Marc Guggenheim, a showrunner on ABC's "FlashForward" and a writer on "Green Lantern," has been tapped to pen "Leonardo Da Vinci and the Soldiers of Forever," the Warner Bros. project that recasts the original Renaissance man as an action hero.
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  4/13/10
The Hollywood Reporter
  Producing duo options 'Suspension'
Producers Daniel Alter and Adrian Askarieh have optioned "Suspension," an action-horror spec by Scott Milam. Patrick Tatopoulos, a creature and special effects designer-turned-director, is attached to helm.
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  4/9/10
Los Angeles Times Hero Complex
  'Danger Girl' takes aim in Hollywood
Producer Adrian Askarieh has a number of Hollywood projects reaching critical mass. There's "Kane and Lynch," based on the video game with a cast led by Bruce Willis and Jamie Foxx. Then there's his Warner Bros. deal for "Leonardo da Vinci and the Soldiers of Forever" and the adaptation of the "Hack/Slash" horror comics now moving forward at Relativity. Today, though, our five questions are about his plans for "Danger Girl."
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  3/18/10
Variety
  Jamie Foxx in play for 'Kane & Lynch'
Jamie Foxx will join Bruce Willis in Kane & Lynch, the Millennium Films/Lionsgate videogame adaptation. Willis plays a mercenary who gets framed, and then is broken out of prison by his former mates who've kidnapped his wife and daughter, and give him 72 hours to recover a doomsday device.
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  3/10/10
Variety
  Warners plans pic based on Da Vinci
The story re-imagines Da Vinci as a member of a secret society embroiled in a supernatural adventure that pits him against Biblical demons in a story involving secret codes, lost civilizations, hidden fortresses and fallen angels. The high concept treatment is described as "National Treasure" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark" by way of "Clash of the Titans."
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  3/10/10
The Hollywood Reporter Heat Vision
  Warner Bros. making Leonardo Da Vinci action-adventure film
Warner Bros. is turning Leonardo into an action-adventure hero. No, not DiCaprio, but Da Vinci. The studio has picked up a treatment titled "Leonardo da Vinci and the Soldiers of Forever" from producer Adrian Askarieh, who is teaming with Vertigo's Roy Lee and Doug Davison.
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  8/9/09
Variety
  Askarieh takes up 'Cause'
Adrian Askarieh, who successfully paired up with Eidos Interactive to set up the actioners "Hitman" at Fox and "Kane and Lynch" at Lionsgate, has landed the rights to adapt the videogame publisher's high-profile title "Just Cause" for the bigscreen.
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  7/14/09
The Hollywood Reporter
  'Hack/Slash' finds director
Commercial director Fredrik Bond has come aboard to direct "Hack/Slash," Rogue's adaptation of a cult horror comic book.
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  7/11/09
Variety
  Warner Bros. stocks tentpole closet
Warner Bros. — the studio that births the most tentpoles — hopes that the end of the Harry Potter franchise in 2011 won't mean the end of the tentpole production line. The most likely potential tentpoles are "Jonny Quest."
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  6/24/09
Variety
  Fox sets sights on 'Hitman 2'
The sequel to the hit movie based on the wildly popular video game franchise from Eidos Interactive. Adrian Askarieh is producing with Chuck Gordon and Daniel Alter.
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  6/4/08
The Hollywood Reporter
 

Willis keen on 'Kane' vid game adaptation
The game was developed by IO Interactive and published by Eidos Interactive. Kyle Ward wrote the screenplay. Daniel Alter and Adrian Askarieh are producing.
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  4/8/08
The Hollywood Reporter
  Rogue taps Justin Marks for 'Hack/Slash'
Justin Marks has been enlisted for writing duties on "Hack/Slash," Rogue's adaptation of a cult horror comic book which is being produced by Adrian Askarieh and Daniel Alter.
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