Netflix has announced that Hit Man, starring Glen Powell and based on the Texas Monthly story by Skip Hollandsworth, will officially premiere on the streaming service on Friday, June 7, 2024, after a limited theatrical release. Entertainment Weekly also released the official teaser trailer on Monday. Watch the full video below.
Hit Man has received much attention since premiering at the Venice Film Festival back in September. The film ultimately sold to Netflix for $20 million after its North American premiere. Since then, Hit Man has been placed on a number of “most anticipated” lists for the year by publications such as Time, Esquire, New York magazine, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, and more.
These exciting announcements come as Richard Linklater, Glen Powell, and others are in Park City promoting the film at Sundance Film Festival, where a Spotlight premiere screening of Hit Man took place yesterday evening.
Hit Man is directed by Richard Linklater and cowritten by Richard Linklater and Glen Powell. The film stars Glen Powell, Adria Arjona, Austin Amelio, Retta, and more. Producers are Mike Blizzard, Richard Linklater, Glen Powell, Jason Bateman, and Michael Costigan. Executive producers include AGC Studios’ Stuart Ford, Zach Garrett, and Miguel A. Palos Jr.; Cinetic Media’s John Sloss; ShivHans Pictures’ Shivani Rawat and Julie Goldstein; Monarch Media’s Vicky Patel, Steve Barnett, and Alan Powell; and Texas Monthly’s Scott Brown and Megan Creydt.