Little is known about the story, although it is described as a, "brutal international thriller," which also features a love story. The movie will take place in several international locations, although no specific locales were given. It isn't known if this will be a period piece or if The Samurai is set in modern times.
It is believed that The Samurai will be Gavin O'Connor's next project as a director. No production schedule was given for The Samurai yet.