Blackhat will hit theaters on January 16th, 2015. The movie features Chris Hemsworth as an arrested hacker brought in by the government to stop another hacker that acts more like a cyber-terrorist.
The trailer is embedded below:
Set within the world of global cybercrime, Legendary’s Blackhat follows a furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta. Directed and produced by Michael Mann, the film stars Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Tang Wei and Wang Leehom, and it is written by Morgan Davis Foehl and Mann. Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni produce alongside Mann, while Alex Garcia and Eric McLeod serve as the executive producers.
You can find out more about the movie at www.blackhatthemovie.com
Often times, technology simply acts as a plot device and is manipulated beyond reality in entertainment. Do you think technology and “hacking” does enough to allow them to make an action movie based on hacking or it will be abused and laughable by the technology professional?