In the upcoming Hitman: Agent 47 movie, it is all about the assassin with a shadowy past.

Genetically engineered agent with a barcode on his head is part of an international hitman operation called The Agency. Agent 47 is a stylish yet deadly elite agent capable of superhuman strength, speed and intelligence. A bona fide genetically-modified killing machine.

Being blessed with such power makes him a target for an organisation desperate to harness his genetic material. Who can then build an army of hyper-skilled killers. Agent 47 sets about trying to bring down a villainous geneticist at the faceless corporation before his cover is blown.

Starring Zachary Quinto, Ciarán Hinds, Hannah Ware and Thomas Kretschmann, Hitman: Agent 47 is set to hit theaters in the US on August 21 and on August 27 in the UK. Watch the trailer above.