First Look at Sam Jackson and Hailee Steinfeld in Barely Lethal

A teenage assassin escapes her trainers for a more normal life. Find out what director Kyle Newman has to say about this upcoming action comedy.
BYBrian Gallagher | January 3rd, 2014
First Look at Sam Jackson and Hailee Steinfeld in Barely Lethal

RKO Pictures has released the first two photos from Barely Lethal, featuring stars Hailee Steinfeld and Samuel L. Jackson. The story follows a teenage assassin named Megan (Hailee Steinfeld), who decides to fake her own death and enroll at a local high school, to start a new, "normal" life. Samuel L. Jackson plays her handler Hardman, who sends an elite agent (Jessica Alba) to bring Megan back. Check out these photos, then read on to see what director Kyle Newman (Fanboys) has to say about the project.

Barely Lethal Photo 1

Barely Lethal Photo 2

When Megan craves a normal adolescence, the filmmaker revealed that she approaches her new school as a mission.

"She treats high school like a ­mission. Her briefing is Teen Vogue, Seventeen, and everything from Mean Girls to Clueless."

Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones) co-stars in the film, which doesn't have a release date set at this time.

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