KATE: Mary Elizabeth Winstead Lays Waste To The Tokyo Underworld In Action-Packed First Trailer
Netflix has released the first full trailer for upcoming Japan-set action thriller, Kate, which stars Birds of Prey actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead as a lethal assassin with a big problem...
Mary Elizabeth Winstead made a big impact as Huntress in Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn), and while her future in the DCEU remains uncertain, the Fargo actress has another action-heavy role lined up in Netflix thriller, Kate.
Directed by Cedric Nicolas-Troyan (The Huntsman: Winter's War), Kate follows a hired killer on assignment in Tokyo who winds up being poisoned. With the clock ticking, she joins forces with the “spunky teenage daughter” of one of her past victims and uses her last few hours to track down the person responsible and make them her final hit.
“The movie is stuffed with Japanese cultural references: the Lawson convenience stores, the vending machines, the pop culture (with the classic Galactic Wars TV show largely inspired by Star Wars), the anime manga culture (with Tokyo Ghoul) and the music,” Nicolas-Troyan explains to Rolling Stone. “All the needle drops in the film are there to celebrate Japanese female artists of all genres: metal, pop, ballad, hip-hop, and just plain weird.”
Check out the exciting first trailer below along with a new poster.
Woody Harrelson (Venom: Let There Be Carnage) is also on board as Kate's handler, and the rest of the supporting cast includes Tadanobu Asano, Michiel Huisman, and Jun Kunimura.
Kate is set to premiere on Netflix and in select theaters on September 10.