Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailer for The Man from U.N.C.L.E. from director Guy Ritchie. The new film stars Henry Cavill (Man of Steel) as Napoleon Solo and Armie Hammer (The Social Network) as Illya Kuryakin. The show is based on the 1960s TV series of the same name. Here is an official synopsis of the film:
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.