John Wick inspired action movies are popping up everywhere these days and Netflix has another one just around the bend. “Kate” has all the kinetic blood-soaked markings of a Wick flick. And while I’m always up for a stylish hyper-violent romp, the real draw here is the film’s lead, Mary Elizabeth Winstead. After getting back-burnered in her last film “Birds of Prey”, here she takes center stage and judging by the first trailer she’s relishing every second.
In “Kate” Winstead plays an assassin (of course) assigned to kill a prominent Yakuza leader. But the hit goes south after she discovers she has been poisoned. With roughly fifteen hours to live Kate sets out to find who’s responsible, leaving a trail of carnage in her wake. Speaking of “carnage”, Woody Harrelson pops up as her handle/contact/mentor…something like that. It’ll be interesting to see how he fits in with everything. I like the look of this and I love seeing Winstead get a meaty action role.
“Kate” premieres September 10th on Netflix. Check out the trailer below and let me know if you’ll be seeing it or taking a pass.
I saw this trailer yesterday. This looks so cool as I just love seeing Mary Elizabeth Winstead kicking ass.
It looks really cool. I just hope they don’t drown us with these kinda of movies.
“Wick Flick” — nice! It’s its own genre now. And, hell, why not. You’ve gotta get a good lead to make these work, and if you can find just some small new wrinkle I say keep ’em coming. Sounds like Kate has both those things. I love the casting of Woody Harrelson too
I was kinda proud of “Wick Flick”. Maybe it’ll catch on…LOL