Following his turn as Batman, Ben Affleck is now set for another high-stakes action thriller in Gavin O’Connor’s The Accountant.
Forensic accountant Chris Wolff (Affleck) appears very unassuming, but behind his mathematical genius lies a calculating darkness that he uses to great effect as a hired assassin.
Affleck really amps up the creep factor here as the quiet Wolff, who with a multitude of frightening mannerisms, and an aptitude for lethal violence, appears almost as a ‘Man with No Name’ for a brand new generation.
Director Gavin O’Connor (Warrior, Pride & Glory) looks to have drawn inspiration from the taught action thrillers of the 1970s in the film’s tempo and speed.
Pray that this mathematician isn’t given the job to do your taxes when The Accountant is released in cinemas on October 14 in the US and UK and on November 3 in Australia and New Zealand.