Jackson, Keaton, Q Set For “The Asset”

Veteran actors Samuel L. Jackson and Michael Keaton along with former “Nikita” star Maggie Q have signed on to star in the action thriller “The Asset” for Millennium Films.

The story follows Rembrandt (Keaton) and Anna (Maggie Q), two of the world’s top assassins who share a mysterious past from Vietnam. For years, they traversed the globe competing with each other for high-profile contracts.

When Anna discovers that her mentor Moody (Jackson) was murdered, she and Rembrandt must form an uneasy alliance and return to Vietnam to track down his killer.

Richard Wenk penned the script, Martin Campbell produces and filming is expected to begin in January around London, Bucharest, and Vietnam.

Source: Deadline