– An unmotivated stoner, Mike Howell, lives in a small town and likes to write a graphic novel about a superhero monkey (I’m not sure how crucial of a plot point that is). Unaware that he’s a sleeper agent for the CIA, he is suddenly targeted for extermination. After his former handler activates his underlying skills, he uses his abilities to save himself and his girlfriend from being killed.
– Stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, Connie Britton, Walton Goggins, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman, and Tony Hale. Directed by Nima Nourizadeh. Rated R.
Hitman: Agent 47
– Based on Hitman video game series and a reboot of the 2007 Hitman movie and written by the same guy as the 2007 movie. Agent 47 is a genetically engineered assassin whose latest target is corporation that wants to use Agent 47’s genes to create an army of killers but also holds the key to his unknown past.
– Stars Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Zachary Quinto, Ciarán Hinds, Thomas Kretschmann, and Angelababy. Directed by Aleksander Bach. Rated R.
– Let’s just take a moment and highlight that Sinister 2 has a character named Ex-Deputy So & So, and this is apparently a canon continuing character. The pagan deity Bughuul has chosen two 9-year-old twin brothers as his next target as he tries to consume their souls.
– Stars James Ransone, Shannyn Sossamon, Robert Daniel Sloan, Dartanian Sloan, Lea Coco, and Tate Ellington. Directed by Ciaran Foy. Rated R.