Putting Maleficent aside, it’s been a decade since action fans saw Angelina Jolie battle her way through their screens via her stellar performances in classic violent flicks like Salt and Tomb Raider.
But now, Jolie is back to impress with more extraordinary stunt work, thanks to her latest film Those Who Wish Me Dead.
The new action movie sees Jolie’s character cross paths with a young boy who is suddenly being hunted by assassins. And of course, the pair must also outrun a deadly bushfire that threatens their lives.
Directed by Taylor Sheridan, the film shares similarities to the horrific bushfires that Australia suffered over a year ago, and while the events in the movie are clearly glamorised, it could hit a little too close to home.
Curious? Keep reading for everything you need to know about the film—from the plot and cast members to when you can watch it in Australia.
What Is The Plot Of Those Who Wish Me Dead?
Based on a book by Michael Koryta, Those Who Wish Me Dead follows Hannah Faber (played by Jolie), who is a firefighter who struggles with past trauma of losing loved ones in a bushfire.
While patrolling her woodland surroundings in a watch tower, she crosses paths with a young boy who is fleeing after witnessing a murder. On the run, the pair must escape a group of assassins who are trying to kill the pair.
But don’t take our word for it, check out the trailer below to see for yourself.
WATCH BELOW: Those Who Wish Me Dead Trailer
Who Is Cast In Those Who Wish Me Dead?
As we know, the film boasts a stellar line-up with Angelina Jolie taking the lead as firefighter Hannah Faber and Finn Little (Reckoning, 2067) starring as the young Connor Casserly.
Joining Jolie as the assassins are Nicholas Hoult (Skins, X-Men), Tyler Perry (Gone Girl, Star Trek) and Aiden Gillen (Game of Thrones), along with Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead, The Punisher) as Harrison.
When Can We Watch Those Who Wish Me Dead In Australia?
Those Who Wish Me Dead will be hitting cinemas in Australia on May 13.