The First Trailer For Michelle Rodriguez's Controversial Sex Reassignment Thriller Is Here
Some people are calling the plot of The Assignment transphobic.
After first sparking backlash following news that a movie about a hitman undergoing forced sex reassignment surgery even exists in 2017, The Assignment — starring Michelle Rodriguez and Sigourney Weaver — now has a trailer:
Rodriguez defended her role in the film shortly after, stating in an Instagram post:
The industry seems to be running low on edgy creativity & ‘real take a chance’ controversy, sometimes it makes me want to scream, instead I did what I always do when I’m bored with the ‘status quo’, I shot crazy b movie Indy to express my frustration.