Michael Mann and Chris Hemsworth team up!

By Troy-Jeffrey Allen

Directed by Michael Mann (Heat, Collateral) and starring Chris Hemsworth (Rush, Thor), Blackhat takes our existing paranoia concerning cyber criminals and presents it in a nice super-slick action-thriller package.

In the following behind-the-scenes featurette, the filmmakers discuss online interconnectivity and how that potentially opens us all up to cyberattacks with real world ramifications. Given the recent events surrounding North Korea, Lizard Squad, etc., Blackhat may be the most topical film of 2015.

Blackhat hits theaters January 16th.

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Troy-Jeffrey Allen writes about action/adventure for Action A Go Go. He is a comic book writer whose works include BamnComics.com, The Magic Bullet, Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse of Tall Tales, and the Harvey Award nominated District Comics. In addition, Allen has been a contributing writer for ComicBookBin.com, OfNote Magazine, and ForcesOfGeek.com. His work has been featured in the City Paper, The Baltimore Sun, Bethesda Magazine, The Examiner, and The Washington Post. Yes, he wrote this bio.