Trailer: Michelle Rodriguez In “The Assignment”

The trailer has arrived for Walter Hill’s controversial transgender-sploitation film “The Assignment” from Lionsgate and Saban Films.

Michelle Rodriguez stars as a hitman named Frank who, as an act of revenge, is surgically altered against his will to become a woman. Seeking vengeance, Frank heads for a showdown with the brilliant surgeon (Sigourney Weaver) who transformed him and has a chilling agenda of her own.

Tony Shalhoub, Anthony LaPaglia and Caitlin Gerard co-star in the film which boasts a script by Hill and Denis Hamill. “The Assignment” will get a limited theatrical release beginning April 7th.