The Assassin’s Code, previously entitled Legacy, is an American thriller film directed by David A. Armstrong and written by Edward Lee Cornett and Valerie Grant. The film stars Justin Chatwin, Peter Stormare and Mark Thompson. The film was released on May 11, 2018.
Rookie Cleveland detective Michael Connelly (Justin Chatwin) is desperate to escape from under the shadow of his late father, a detective convicted of a drug scandal within the department when Michael was a boy. When a million dollars’ worth of drugs are stolen from police custody and the detective on the case soon turns up dead, Michael begs his captain for the assignment and the chance to prove himself. But when his investigation points toward a crime network, Michael faces pressure to maintain the status quo as he plays a cat-and-mouse game with the powers that be, while under the watchful eye of a ghost-like assassin ensuring their secrecy.