Brand Hauser (formally known as War Inc.) is set in the future, when the desert country of Turagistan is torn by a riot after a private corporation, owned by the former US president, has taken over the whole state. John Cusack plays the role of a hit man, who suppresses his emotions by gobbling down on hot sauce and is hired by the corporation's head to kill the CEO of their competitors.Everything changes when the ruthless killer finds himself head-over-heels in love with a sexy reporter. A government assassin, Brand Hauser (John Cusack), is sent to kill a Middle East oil minister. In order to remain undercover, he poses as a production manager of a large trade show which includes chaperoning a young pop star, Yonica Babiak (Hilary Duff). The assassination does not go as planned and things get a bit complicated.