In the Netflix original movie, Polar, Mads Mikkelsen stars as a retired assassin who has to resort to his talents to preserve his peaceful life. Mikkelsen stars as a lethal assassin, considered to be the world’s best, named Duncan Vizla, aka The Black Kaiser, who has just holstered his guns for good.
However, he soon becomes a target of his former employer, who marks him as a liability to the firm. Against his will, he finds himself back in the game going head to head with an army of younger, faster, ruthless killers who will stop at nothing to have him silenced.
Directed by Jonas Åkerlund, Polar is written by Jayson Rothwell and produced by Jeremy Bolt, Robert Kulzer and Hartley Gorenstein. Joining Mikkelsen in Polar are Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick, Matt Lucas, Ruby O. Fee, Fei Ren, Anthony Grant, Josh Cruddas, Robert Maillet, Julian Richings, Johnny Knoxville and Richard Dreyfuss.
Polar is based on upon the Dark Horse graphic novel “Polar: Came from the Cold” by Victor Santos. The film is scheduled to premiere on 25 January 2019 on Netflix.