Movie News: The Historic Paramount Theatre in Austin, TX. Held the Hit Man World Premiere

Netflix hosted the premiere of HIT MAN at the historic Paramount Theatre in Austin, TX. on May 15

Richard Linklater (Director/Co-Writer/Producer) was in attendance, alongside stars Glen Powell (Co-Writer/Producer) and Adria Arjona. Cast members Retta, Sanjay Rao, Molly Bernard, Mike Markoff, Beth Bartley, Kate Adair, Richard Robichaux, and Jonas Lerway were also in attendance. Hit Man, co-written by Linklater and Powell, is based on the Texas Monthly article by Skip Hollandsworth.

Producer Mike Blizzard joined, along with Texas Monthly’s Skip Hollandsworth and Executive Producers John Sloss, Zach Garrett, Julie Goldstein, Steve Barnett, Alan Powell, and Megan Creydt.

In addition to celebrating the film, the Austin Film Society inducted Glen Powell into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in a special presentation. The honor included remarks from Robert Rodriguez.

Additional producers are Jason Bateman and Michael Costigan. Executive Producers are Stuart Ford, Zach Garrett, Miguel A. Palos Jr., Shivani Rawat, Julie Goldstein, Vicky Patel, Steve Barnett, Alan Powell, John Sloss, Scott Brown, and Megan Creydt.

LOGLINE: Inspired by an unbelievable true story, a strait-laced professor discovers his hidden talent as a fake hitman. He meets his match in a client who steals his heart and ignites a powder keg of deception, delight, and mixed-up identities.

CAST: Glen Powell, Adria Arjona, Austin Amelio, Retta, Sanjay Rao, Molly Bernard, Evan Holtzman

HIT MAN will be in select theaters in Austin on Thursday evening, May 23, and Friday, May 24, 2024 (in Austin at the AFS Cinema) and other cities. Netflix will release it on Friday, June 7, 2024 (in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, India, South Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, and Iceland)

Source: Netflix

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