The Killer’ series was an early IP adaptation, including ‘Hitman’ starring Timothy Olyphant, released in 2007; ‘Hitman: Agent 47’ starring Rupert Friend, released in 2015; but both films performed poorly. ‘, but both films performed poorly. However, Hollywood director James Gunn recently leaked that he had a chance to make a ‘The Killer’ movie.
According to Comicbook, James Gunn, the director of the Marvel superhero film ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, recently leaked in his Twitter interaction that he was eager to make a film adaptation of the game ‘The Killer’ series, but ultimately failed to bring the film to the big screen due to a disagreement with the producer’s concept. The film was not brought to the big screen because of a disagreement with the producer.
2007 ‘Hitman’ Timothy Olyphant
2015 ‘Hitman: Agent 47’ Rupert Friend
The matter originated from a foreign fan’s question, the fan said that in view of the increasing number of games being adapted into movies, like Netflix’s recently announced ‘BioShock’, I wonder if James Gunn has considered making one?
James Gunn himself replied, “Weeks before I got Guardians I pitched a HITMAN movie. The studio really wanted to hire me, but a producer on the project did not. I was bummed then, but thank God, because I would have never been able to do GotG if they had said yes!”
That’s why the movie was never released. The plot of the movie is still unknown, but James Gunn has revealed that his favorite game in the “The Killer” series is “Hitman: Blood Money”.