The first official trailer for the upcoming film adaptation of Man from U.N.C.L.E.has released featuring Armie Hammer and Henry Cavill. The Cold War spy drama is based on the television series that rain for four seasons on NBC between 1964-1968.
Hammer and Cavill play Illya Kuryakin and Napoleon Solo, one a KGB agent and the other CIA, who are tasked with a joint mission to take down a secret criminal organization working to proliferate the use of nuclear weapons. Cavill’s dignified American accent is top notch and Hammer appears to be having a blast playing the silent Russian.
The synopsis from Warner Bros. is as follows:
“Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. centers on CIA agent Solo and KGB agent Kuryakin. Forced to put aside longstanding hostilities, the two team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organization, which is bent on destabilizing the fragile balance of power through the proliferation of nuclear weapons and technology. The duo’s only lead is the daughter of a vanished German scientist, who is the key to infiltrating the criminal organization, and they must race against time to find him and prevent a worldwide catastrophe.”
Hammer is most known for his roles in The Social Network and The Lone Ranger while Cavill played Superman in Man of Steel.
Man from U.N.C.L.E. opens Aug. 14 and you can watch the trailer below: