The Virtuoso starring Anson Mount

The Virtuoso is a crime, action, thriller film by Lionsgate. The cast includes Anson Mount, Abbie Cornish, Eddie Marsan, Richard Brake, Diora Baird, with David Morse and Anthony Hopkins.

Anson Mount as The Virtuoso in The Virtuoso. Photo Credit: Lance Skundrich
Anson Mount as The Virtuoso
  • Anson Mount is The Virtuoso
  • Abbie Cornish is The Waitress
  • Eddie Marsan is The Loner
  • Richard Brake is Handsome Johnnie
  • Diora Baird is Johnnie’s Girl
  • David Morse is The Deputy
  • Anthony Hopkins is The Mentor

Nick Stagliano is the director of the Rated R film.

Anthony Hopkins as The Mentor and Director Nick Stagliano in The Virtuoso. Photo Credit: Lance Skundrich
Anthony Hopkins as The Mentor and Director Nick Stagliano


Danger, deception, and murder descend upon a sleepy country town when a professional assassin (Anson Mount) accepts a new assignment from his enigmatic mentor and boss (Oscar ® winner Anthony Hopkins). Given only where and when along with a cryptic clue, the methodical hit man must
identify his mysterious mark from among several possible targets, including a local sheriff (David Morse). Meanwhile, a chance encounter with an alluring woman (Abbie Cornish) at the town’s rustic diner threatens to derail his mission in this noir-style cloak-and-dagger thriller.

Nick Stagliano (Director, Left) and Anthony Hopkins (“The Mentor”, Right) in THE VIRTUOSO Photo Credit: Lance Skundrich
Director Nick Stagliano and Anthony Hopkins as The Mentor

Statement from Anson Mount

On its surface, it can easily be seen as an action film. But it’s really an internal arc. It’s kind of a coming of age story of somebody who is very much a child even though he is a killer. He starts to experience these things that makes him breaks his rules and he doesn’t know why. We as the audience realize he is developing a conscious.

Release date

The 110 minutes film will be available on Digital, On-Demand & Limited Theatrical Release on April 30, 2021 in the U.S.

Blu-ray and DVD Release will be on May 4, 2021

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