American Assassin, 2017

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The twenty three-year-old Mitch lost his parents to a tragic car accident at the age of fourteen, and his girlfriend to a terrorist attack just as they were engaged.

Seeking revenge, he is enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy as a black ops recruit. Kennedy then assigns Cold War veteran Stan Hurley to train Mitch. Together they will later on investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.

The discovery of a pattern in the violence leads them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a world war in the Middle East.

Scott Adkins will be playing the role of Victor.  Victor plays a crucial role in the book, as his actions essentially set the tone for Mitch Rapp never trusting anyone, including the people he’s working for at the CIA. Without ruining anything for those who haven’t read Flynn’s novel, Victor isn’t exactly who he presents himself to be when Mitch first meets him. 

Scott in American Assassin

Interview with Scott Adkins