Mads Mikkelsen does his best John Wick impression for his latest Netflix film, Polar.
Based on the 2012 Victor Santos webcomic of the same name published by Dark Horse Comics, Mikkelsen plays Duncan Vizla, an internationally renowned assassin coming out of retirement to seek revenge against his former employer, who placed a hit on him. Like many other revenge films, Vizla will have to kill his way to the top, making short work of those younger than him with “his particular set of skills.”
Directed by Jonas Åkerlund (Lords of Chaos) and written by Jayson Rothwell (Silent Night), the film adopts volume 1 of the series, “Came From The Cold.” The film also stars Vikings’ Katheryn Winnick, Vanessa Hudgens, and Matt Lucas. The noir promises to be action-packed gunplay romp that would make John Woo, Keanu Reeves, and Liam Neeson proud with music provided by Deadmau5.
Polar comes to the streaming platform on January 25th 2019.