At the beginning of next year, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson and Maggie Q will film in Romania The Asset, directed by Martin Campbell, known for directing action films like GoldenEye, Casino Royale, Vertical Limit or The Mask of Zorro.
Written by Richard Wenk (The Equalizer, Renegades, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back), the film is the story of two assassins (Keaton and Maggie Q) in direct competition, assassins who hold secrets from the Vietnam War. When one of their mentors is killed, they have to make a compromise alliance to return to Vietnam to discover the criminal.
The Asset has a team of very famous producers, people who have been behind some of the most successful action films of recent years: Moshe Diamant (Hurricane Heist), Rob Van Norden (Rambo, Last Blood) and Arthur Sarkissian (Rush Hour).
Director Martin Campbell begin the pre-production in Romania. The local production is coordinated by Frame Film.
Filming will begin on January 8, 2020 and will take place over 10 weeks in Bucharest, at various locations in the center of the capital, with production moving then for one week to London and one to Vietnam.
Prorom will release The Asset in Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia.