Legendary director Walter Hill (The Warriors) is back at the helm with The Assignment. The film stars Michelle Rodriguez, Tony Shalhoub, Anthony LaPaglia, Caitlin Gerard, and Sigourney Weaver.

Courtesy of Saban Films

The Assignment is a revenge thriller that has a modern neo-noir twist. Hitman Frank Kitchen (Michelle Rodriguez) is given a lethal assignment, but after being double-crossed, he discovers he’s not the man he thought he was- he’s been surgically altered and now has the body of a woman. Seeking vengeance, Frank heads for a showdown with the person (Sigourney Weaver) who transformed him, a brilliant surgeon with a chilling agenda of her own.

The film opens in select theaters nationwide on Friday, April 7th including:

Laemmle Monica Film Center, Los Angeles
Village East, New York
Presidio Theatre, San Francisco
Plaza Theatre, Atlanta
Apple Cinemas, Boston
AMC Arizona Center, Phoenix
AMC Woodridge, Chicago
AMC Woodridge, Detroit
AMC Cherry Hill, Philadelphia
Varsity Theatre, Seattle

If The Assignment isn’t coming to a local theater, you can check it out on Ultra VOD now.


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