Dreamworks’ Pictures/ Fox 2000 Pictures has released the latest trailer for the upcoming film, Bridge of Spies. The film stars Tom Hanks and directed by Steven Spielberg. ItÂ is set to be released in theaters on October 16.
A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events,Â DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 Picturesâ€™Â â€œBridge of Spiesâ€ is the story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. Screenwriters Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen have woven this remarkable experience in Donovanâ€™s life into a story inspired by true events that captures the essence of a man who risked everything and vividly brings his personal journey to life.
Directed by three-time Academy AwardÂ®-winning director Steven Spielberg, â€œBridge of Spiesâ€ stars: two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks as James Donovan; three-time Tony AwardÂ® winner Mark Rylance as Rudolf Abel, a KGB agent defended by Donovan; Scott Shepherd as CIA operative Hoffman;Â Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan as Jamesâ€™ wife, Mary; Sebastian Koch as East German lawyer Vogel; and Academy Award nominee Alan Alda as Thomas Watters, a partner at Donovanâ€™s law firm. The film is produced by Spielberg, Marc Platt and Kristie Macosko Krieger with Adam Somner, Daniel Lupi, Jeff Skoll and Jonathan King serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Matt Charman and three-time Academy Award winners Ethan Coen & Joel Coen.Â â€œBridge of Spiesâ€ will be released in theaters on October 16, 2015 from Touchstone Pictures.