Polaris a 2019 American neo-noir action film based on the 2012 webcomic. The film is directed by Jonas Åkerlund and stars Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick and Matt Lucas. It was released on January 25, 2019, streaming on Netflix.
Recently retired assassin Michael Green is killed at his home in Chile by a team of his former comrades from the Damocles corporation, a private security firm.
Duncan Vizla, aka "the Black Kaiser", another Damocles assassin, is preparing for his mandatory retirement at age 50 by checking in with his physician and financial adviser in Seattle. Duncan is set for life, having multiple properties spread across four states, his salary invested wisely, and is comfortably able to contribute $200,000 per year to a charitable trust. He has made the maximum pension fund contributions over his career, with matching contributions from Damocles. On his 50th birthday, in 14 days, he will be entitled to an immediate payout of half the fund, amounting to $8 million.