|Directed by||Martin Campbell|
|Written by||Richard Wenk|
|Edited by||Angela M. Catanzaro|
It is scheduled to be released on August 20, 2021, by Lionsgate.
Anna is an assassin raised by Moody after he discovered her in the aftermath of a massacre in Saigon. For years, they traversed the globe and completed high-profile contracts. But when he is murdered, Anna must return to Vietnam to track down his killer, and, in the process, teams up with a mysterious figure from her past to bring the killer to justice.
- Maggie Q as Anna Dutton
- Michael Keaton as Rembrandt
- Samuel L. Jackson as Moody Dutton
- Robert Patrick
In October 2017, it was announced that Gong Li had joined the cast of the film, then titled Ana, with Martin Campbell directing from a screenplay by Richard Wenk. In November 2019, it was announced Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson and Maggie Q had joined the cast of the film.
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