Hunter Killer is an upcoming American action thriller film directed by Donovan Marsh and written by Arne Schmidt and Jamie Moss, based on the 2012 novel Firing Point by Don Keith & George Wallace. The film stars Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Michael Nyqvist (in one of his final film roles) and Common.
It is scheduled to be released on October 26, 2018, by Summit Entertainment.
The Russian President is captured by his own Defence Minister at a visit on a Northern Marine base. A U.S Submarine under the command of Commander Joe Glass (Gerard Butler) is sent into Russian water to save the Russian President and avoid sparking World War III.