Director Guy Ritchie may currently have his hands busy with kicking off Knights Of The Round Table and hopefully bringing Sherlock Holmes to a third outing. This summer, however, he may have another franchise on his hands following the upcoming release of his latest new espionage spy action comedy, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., and following the exclusive unveiling of a set of promotional stills from the film over at EW, we now have a first trailer which you can check out below following the description.
Henry Cavill (“Man of Steel”) stars as Napoleon Solo opposite Armie Hammer (“The Social Network”) as Illya Kuryakin in director Guy Ritchie’s action adventure “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” a fresh take on the hugely popular 1960s television series.
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.