Netflix has finally set a release date for its new action thriller titled Kate, featuring Scott Pilgrim vs the world alum Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Set in Tokyo, Japan, the film is set to debut on Friday, September 10. The date announcement also came with the release of a brief clip which you can check out below, giving us a glimpse of what the ruthless main character Winstead can be when you cross paths with her.
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Kate follows the story of a ruthless criminal who is poisoned and discovers he has less than 24 hours to live. This sets her on a manhunt through the streets of Tokyo so that she can get revenge on those who poisoned her before she succumbs to its effects and dies. However, in the process of her bloody revenge, she forms an unexpected bond with the daughter of one of her former victims.
Check out the announcement clip below:
The film will be directed by Mary Elizabeth Winstead, who is no stranger to the action genre having previously appeared in Live free or die hard, Scott Pilgrim vs the world, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Gemini man, and the most recent was last year Birds of prey. She is accompanied by Woody Harrelson, Michiel Huisman, Tadanobu Asano, Jun Kunimura, Miyavi, Miku Martineau and Kazuya Tanabe.
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Kate is directed by Cédric Nicolas-Troyan (Huntsman: The Winter War) from a script written by Umair Aleem. It is produced by Screen Arcade and 87eleven, starring Bryan Unkeless, (me Tonya), David Leitch (Deadpool 2), Scott Morgan and Kelly McCormick became producers.