We are excited to share new film stills and behind-the-scenes images for THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. starring Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer. A fresh take on the popular 1960s television series, THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. is set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, and centers on CIA agent Napoleon Solo (Cavill) and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin (Hammer).
THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E.
In theaters on August 14
(Warner Bros. Pictures)
Director: Guy Ritchie
Writer: Screenplay by Guy Ritchie & Lionel Wigram
Story by Jeff Kleeman & David Campbell Wilson and Guy Ritchie & Lionel Wigram. Based on the television series “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”
Producers: John Davis, Steve Clark-Hall, Lionel Wigram, Guy Ritchie
Executive Producer: David Dobkin
Cast: Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Elizabeth Debicki, with Jared Harris, and Hugh Grant
Action Adventure. 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.
“The Man from U.N.C.L.E” also stars Alicia Vikander (“Ex Machina”) and Elizabeth Debicki (“The Great Gatsby”), with Jared Harris (“Sherlock Holmes: a Game of Shadows”), and Hugh Grant as Waverly. The screenplay was written by Guy Ritchie & Lionel Wigram, who previously collaborated on re-imagining the classic detective Sherlock Holmes in two hit films. The story is by Jeff Kleeman & David Campbell Wilson and Guy Ritchie & Lionel Wigram, based on the television series “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” John Davis (“Chronicle”), Steve Clark-Hall (“RocknRolla,” the “Sherlock Holmes” films), Lionel Wigram, and Guy Ritchie produced the film, with David Dobkin serving as executive producer. Ritchie’s behind-the-scenes creative team included two-time Oscar-nominated director of photography John Mathieson (“The Phantom of the Opera,” “Gladiator”), production designer Oliver Scholl (“Jumper,” “Edge of Tomorrow”), editor James Herbert (the “Sherlock Holmes” films, “Edge of Tomorrow”), Oscar-nominated costume designer Joanna Johnston (“Lincoln”), and composer Daniel Pemberton (“The Counselor”). “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” will be shown in IMAX in select theaters.
A Warner Bros. Pictures presentation, a Ritchie/Wigram Production, a Davis Entertainment Production, a Guy Ritchie Film, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. It is rated PG-13 for action violence, some suggestive content, and partial nudity.