From TAKEN director Pierre Morel THE GUNMAN is a new action thriller heading to theatres on March 20, 2015. Starring Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone and Mark Rylance is the story of an international spy who wants out of the game to settle down with the love of his life but things don’t go as planned, his agency seems to have other plans for him. Soon he becomes a fugitive who must clear his name to save himself from the organization that he once worked for. Based on the best-selling novel “The Prone Gunman” by Jean-Patrick Manchette, Sean Penn becomes Jim Terrier.
Check out this intense and action packed trailer, debuted exclusively on Yahoo, where Penn takes on his first, yes his first action role ever. In his 40 year career it is hard to imagine that he has never done an action movie and you certainly can’t tell by the way he handles those guns. He may be 54 years old but he looks in tip-top shape in this epic new trailer. Let us know if you are as excited as we are to see Penn in his action film debut