FILE - This Sept. 2, 2005 file photo shows best-selling author Vince Flynn in the library of his Edina, Minn. home. The late Minnesota author's counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp is coming to the big screen in "American Assassin." Flynn, who wrote a series of thrillers featuring Rapp, died in 2013 after battling prostate cancer.
FILE - This Sept. 2, 2005 file photo shows best-selling author Vince Flynn in the library of his Edina, Minn. home. The late Minnesota author's counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp is coming to the big screen in "American Assassin." Flynn, who wrote a series of thrillers featuring Rapp, died in 2013 after battling prostate cancer. Jim Mone, File AP Photo
FILE - This Sept. 2, 2005 file photo shows best-selling author Vince Flynn in the library of his Edina, Minn. home. The late Minnesota author's counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp is coming to the big screen in "American Assassin." Flynn, who wrote a series of thrillers featuring Rapp, died in 2013 after battling prostate cancer. Jim Mone, File AP Photo

How 'American Assassin' took a long, twisting path to film

September 08, 2017 12:07 PM