Danger, deception, and murder descend upon a sleepy country town in The Virtuoso when a professional assassin (Anson Mount) accepts a new assignment from his enigmatic mentor and boss (Oscar winner Anthony Hopkins). Given only where and when along with a cryptic clue, the methodical hit man must identify his mysterious mark from among several possible targets, including a local sheriff (David Morse). Meanwhile, a chance encounter with an alluring woman (Abbie Cornish) at the town’s rustic diner threatens to derail his mission in this noir-style cloak-and-dagger thriller.
The Virtuoso is directed by Nick Stagliano, written by James C. Wolf and co-stars Eddie Marsan and Richard Brake. It is a NAZZ Production in association with 120dB Films/in association with Double Dutch International, a NAZZ Production. Lionsgate will release the film in select theaters, on demand and on digital April 30 with a Blu-ray release to follow on May 4.
Here is the trailer.
Photo Credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Lionsgate