Mercenaries are so hot right now! On the heels of Netflix hits Extraction and The Old Guard, we’ve got an exclusive trailer debut for Vertical Entertainment’s new action-thriller Hard Kill. Bruce Willis stars as tech billionaire Donovan Chalmers, who hires a team of mercenaries led by Jesse Metcalfe‘s Derek Miller to protect one of his most dangerous pieces of technology. But things go off the rails when a terrorist group kidnaps Chalmers daughters to try and get their hands on the tech, while Miller winds up face-to-face with an old enemy.
Co-written by Joe Russo and Chris LaMont (The Au Pair Nightmare) from a story by Clayton Haugen and Nikolai From, Hard Kill is directed by Matt Eskandari and produced by Randall Emmett, George Furla, Shaun Sanghani, Alex Eckert, Tim Sullivan, and Mark Stewart. The film also stars Natalie Eva Marie and Sergio Rizzuto arrives in theaters and on VOD August 28. Check out our exclusive trailer and poster debut below.
Here’s the official synopsis for Hard Kill:
When billionaire tech CEO Donovan Chalmers (Bruce Willis) hires a team of mercenaries to protect a lethal piece of technology, security expert and team leader Derek Miller (Jesse Metcalfe) finds himself in a deadly showdown with an old enemy. The mission becomes even higher risk when Chalmers’ daughter is kidnapped by a terrorist group who will stop at nothing to obtain the tech. Miller and his team must race against the clock to save her and protect the fate of the human race before it’s too late.