• [NEWS] "The Courier" trailer (true-life spy thriller)

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    From ComingSoon.net ...

    The Courier trailer starring Benedict Cumberbatch & Rachel Brosnahan
    Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have released the official
    The Courier trailer for Dominic Cooke's forthcoming spy thriller
    film, featuring Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch as he portrays a
    businessman who becomes a British spy against Russia. Also starring
    Golden Globe and Emmy winner Rachel Brosnahan, the film is scheduled
    to hit the theaters on March 19. Check out the video in the player

    Trailer: (2mins 19secs)

    The Courier is a true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming
    British businessman Greville Wynne recruited into one of the greatest
    international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK's MI-6
    and a CIA operative, he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with
    Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide
    crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and
    defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.

    The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange in the Multiverse
    of Madness, The Imitation Game) as Greville Wynne, Rachel Brosnahan
    (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) as Emily Donovan, Jessie Buckley
    (Chernobyl) as Sheila Wynne, Merab Ninidze (Nowhere in Africa) as
    Oleg, Angus Wright as Dickie Franks, and Kirill Pirogov.

    The Courier is directed by Dominic Cooke from a screenplay written by
    Tom O'Connor. It is executive produced by Cooke, O'Connor,
    Cumberbatch, Leah Clarke, Ashley Fox, Glen Basner, Alison Cohen,
    Milan Popelka, and Josh Varney. Adam Ackland, Ben Browning, Ben Pugh,
    Rory Aitken, and Donald Sabourin are also set as producers. It is a
    production by FilmNation Entertainment.


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