Pictured: Michael Fassbender in The Killer, David Fincher and The Killer Comic

Netflix’s next black thriller The murderer starring Michael Fassbender and Tilda Swinton is headed to Netflix in November 2023. After being in passive development for over a decade, Netflix has picked up the rights to the film from Paramount with David Fincher directing. Here is everything you need to know.

from netflix The murderer will be directed by Golden Globe Award winner and Oscar nominee David Fincher, known for critically acclaimed hits like Gone Girl, Mank, The Social Network, Zodiac, Se7en, and many more.

Fincher will meet with se7en Writer Andrew Kevin Walker for Netflix The murderer. Walker also wrote the Oscar-winning film The werewolf and the 1999 film sleepy Hollow which starred Johnny Depp. Ceán Chaffin, Fincher’s longtime producing partner, is producing.

Although Fincher had been working with Netflix almost exclusively for the last 5 years, he officially got married for a four-year contract in November 2020. Fincher has been involved in some of Netflix’s biggest projects of the last decade, including man, loves death and robots, house of cards, Y mind hunter.

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Behind the scenes of Se7en (1995)

Production companies working on the project include Panic Pictures, Archaia Entertainment and BOOM! Studies.

Also involved in The murderer they will be Erik Messerschmidtwho will act as director of photography.

What is the plot of Netflix? The murderer?

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from netflix The murderer is based on the French graphic novel of the same name by author Alexis Nolent, under the pen name Matz, and artist Luc Jacamon. The first volume was published in 1998 and the last one in 2017. It is still unknown which parts of the graphic novel will be adapted into the movie, so it is to be expected that there will be sequels, as long as they The murderer turns out to be a success.

Here is the official Netflix logline The murderer:

“A lonely and cold man, methodical and without qualms or remorse, the killer waits in the shadows, waiting for his next target. And yet, the longer he waits, the more he thinks he’s losing his mind if he doesn’t calm her down. A brutal, bloody and stylish noir story of a professional assassin lost in a world without a moral compass, this is a case study of one man alone, armed to the teeth and slowly losing his mind.»

who is cast in The murderer?

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from netflix The murderer will star Oscar and Golden Globe nominee michael fassbenderwho is known for his many projects as X-Men, 12 Years a Slave, Steve Jobs, Macbeth, and more. Fassbender will play the role of the titular assassin, who develops a conscience during the film. At one point the paper was reportedly going to go to Brad Pitt.

tilda swinton It was later confirmed that he was in the cast. The actress is best known for titles like snow drill, The French officeMarvel’s doctor strange, and those of netflix okja.

Charles Parnell Arliss Howard and Sophie Charlotte The Killer

Charles Parnell, Arliss Howard and Sophie Charlotte

charles parnell (will play Hodges), arliss howardY Sofia Charlotte (she will play Magdala) complete the main cast.

Rumors of actors and actresses currently appearing in the film include:

  • Kellan Rude (Dexter: New Blood)
  • Monica Gossmann (man)
  • Caitlin Turner (Interview with the Vampire)

What is the production status in The murderer?

Originally, we were told that the film would go into production in September 2021, but we later learned that things have changed slightly, with production starting on November 1, 2021.

The globe-trotting movie will be filmed on multiple continents and countries, and the current list of filming locations will include:

  • New Orleans, United States
  • Dominican Republic
  • Chicago, United States
  • Paris France

Filming reportedly took place in late November in Santo Domingo.

According to a Tweet, production wrapped in France at the end of January 2022.

According to a new listing from ProductionWeekly, they claim the Louisiana unit for The murderer It will operate from December 14, 2021 to February 14, 2022.

According to display magazine, the film moved its production to Chicago in February 2022. Their report states that filming will take place in part in Union Station in downtown Chicago, the River West neighborhood near Chicago Avenue, the Bucktown neighborhood near Fullerton and Western, and Halsted Street. They state that production will continue until March 17, 2022, when all production is expected to wrap up and the film will move into post-production.

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Behind the scenes at The Killer – Images via Porsche

A segment on «Michael Fassbender: Road to Le Mans,» available on Porche’s YouTube channel, gives us our best behind-the-scenes look at The murderer yet.

We got about 2 minutes of information on the film with Fassbender saying it was a «great privilege and honor» to star in David Fincher’s next film adding that it was «a dream come true.»

“With someone of David’s caliber it was a very special opportunity for me. Quite a few locations over a five month period.”

10 days after the initial planned completion date of filming for The murdererDwayne Barr (who is working on the production) stated that filming had wrapped up on Instagram, adding:

“And so it ends… Last night we finished David Fincher’s “The Killer”. Thanks @emesserschmidt for wrapping gift. Too tired to express all that I wish to share. Congratulations to Michael Fassbender and Tilda Swinton.»

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Clapper for Netflix’s The Killer

When The murderer Will it premiere on Netflix?

As part of the 2023 movie slate reveal, Netflix confirmed that The murderer It will be released globally on November 10, 2023.

On the other hand, David Fincher is still expected to bring Chinatown to Netflix, serving as a prequel to the 1974 film of the same name. Netflix is ​​also working on other BOOM Studios! adaptations too.