Lupita Nyong’o Set To Star In THE KILLER Reboot


Lupita Nyong’o is in negotiations to star in a remake of iconic Hong Kong action film The Killer.

The original film debuted in 1989 and starred Chow Yun-fat and was directed by John Woo a name immediately recognisable to fans of Hong Kong action films, he is set to direct the new project. Nyong’o if she signs up will play the assassin rolled originally played by Yun-fat in a film whose action scenes inspired Western action films for decades after.

Oscar winner Nyong’o is known for 12 Years A Slave, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and most recently co-starring in Marvel Studios Black Panther.