Look at him!
Centering on an aging hitman on the run, The Gunman marks the first time Penn headlines what could be considered a full-fledged action movie. Of course the disputatious star has a slightly different view when it comes to the genre of The Gunman. As he expressed said opinion in a rather intriguing way, it would be downright criminal not to share it here:
"Here’s the funny thing. Calling it an ‘action film’ is kind of like calling Meryl Streep a sexy blonde chick. She is. But that really doesn’t tell the story of what she is at all. I don’t separate this in my mind from anything else I have done. It’s a very human story that deals with the same things exploited in action films, like warfare."
If you need additional reasons to look forward to The Gunman, it boasts a fantastic supporting cast, including , and and is directed by , who very much made an action star out of with Taken.
That was a very human story too..