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Benedict Cumberbatch Is THE COURIER - First Trailer and Poster

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First look at the Cold War thriller based on true events.

Directed by Dominic Cooke, The Courier tells the story of Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch), a British businessman who found himself playing a pivotal role in the Cold War when MI6 and the CIA recruited him to spy on his business contacts behind the Iron Curtain. The film also stars Rachel Brosnahan, Jesse Buckley and Merab Ninidze.

The Courier is currently scheduled for a UK cinema release from March 19th.

Check out the trailer and poster below.

The official synopsis reads:

THE COURIER is a true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK's MI6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), 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.

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