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.
Ritchie’s behind-the-scenes creative team includes two-time Oscar®-nominated director of photography John Mathieson (“Gladiator”), production designer Oliver Scholl (“Jumper”), editor James Herbert (the “Sherlock Holmes” films), Oscar®-nominated costume designer Joanna Johnston (“Lincoln”) and Oscar®-winning key makeup and hair designer Sarah Monzani (“Quest for Fire,” “Edge of Tomorrow”).
Directed by Guy Ritchie (Sherlock Holmes). Written by Guy Ritchie (screenplay), Lionel Wigram (screenplay), Jeff Kleeman (story), David C. Wilson (story) and Sam Rolfe (based on the television series by). Starring Henry Cavill, Alicia Vikander (Anna Karenina), Hugh Grant (Cloud Atlas), Armie Hammer (The Social Network), Jared Harris (The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Mad Men), Elizabeth Debicki (The Great Gatsby), Christopher Sciueref, Luca Calvani and Simona Caparrini. Release date August 14th, 2015 (USA).