If you have Brad Anderson (Session 9) directing a script from Tony Gilroy (Michael Clayton) and cast Jon Hamm as your CIA Agent lead, chances are you're going to excite a few people. Toss in a supporting crew that includes Rosamund Pike, Dean Norris, and Shea Whigham, and now you're really cooking with gas.
Beirut will bow at the Sundance Film Festival in a few weeks, and seems to be bringing a substantial amount of '80s period spy action with it. The trailer just dropped today, and it looks like one hell of a gorgeous little thriller.
Take a peek:
Here’s the official synopsis:
A U.S. diplomat (Jon Hamm) flees Lebanon in 1972 after a tragic incident at his home. Ten years later, he is called back to war-torn Beirut by CIA operatives (Rosamund Pike) to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.
Hopefully, Evan will have a review for you guys out of Park City, while the rest of us patiently wait to see Beirut come April 13th.