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Watch the Trailer for the Peacock Original Film The Killer

The long-anticipated action thriller will premiere in August. 

By Peacock Staff

Back in May 2022, Peacock announced it was teaming up with the legendary action director John Woo (Hard Boiled, Face/Off) with a radical reimagining of his 1989 Hong Kong classic, The Killer. Now, Peacock has released the film’s action-packed trailer and first-look images.  

When will The Killer premiere?  

The Killer will premiere exclusively on Peacock on Aug 23, and this kinetic action thriller from the Oscar®-winning producer of Oppenheimer is the perfect way to kick your summer into high gear.   

What is The Killer about? 

Zee is a mysterious and infamous assassin known, and feared, in the Parisian underworld as the “Queen of the Dead.” When on an assignment from her shadowy mentor and handler, Zee refuses to kill a young blind woman, and the decision will disintegrate Zee’s alliances, attract the attention of a savvy police investigator, and plunge her into a sinister criminal conspiracy that will set her on a collision course with her own past 

Who is involved? 

The Killer stars Nathalie Emmanuel (The Fast Saga, Game of Thrones), Omar Sy (Jurassic World), Sam Worthington (Avatar), and Diana Silvers (Ma, Booksmart). The film is directed by the visionary filmmaker John Woo from a screenplay by Academy Award®-winner Brian Helgeland and the screenwriting team of Josh Campbell & Matt Stuecken. 

See first-look images for The Killer:  

The Killer
The Killer
The Killer

Stream The Killer exclusively on Peacock Aug 23. 

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