News

First Look: Tom Hanks & Steven Spielberg on Set Spielberg's Untitled Cold War Spy Thriller

Would you have ever in your wildest dreams thought there would be a movie directed by Steven Spielberg that’s written by the Coen brothers which stars Tom Hanks? Me neither, but it’s happening! Anytime we get another Spielberg/Hanks collaboration, it’s always something to look forward to – but then you add the Coen brothers writing that movie based during the Cold War? Yeah, can you say Oscar?

There is no official synopsis, but this movie tells the true story of James Donovan, a lawyer working for the CIA to secretly negotiate the release of a U.S. pilot shot down over Soviet airspace in 1960.

Of course James Donovan will be played by Hanks, you can see him and Spielberg in the first image below:

Tom Hanks & Steven Spielberg

Thanks to Entertainment Weekly for debuting the image. I’m personally pretty damn excited for this one. The Cold War is one of the most interesting times in our history, and even though Spielberg is directing and Hanks is starring, among others, this movies major appeal comes from the screenplay which is written by Joel and Ethan Coen. This is definitely one to look out for come the last half of next year.

The Untitled Cold War Spy Thriller will open October 16th, 2015. Directed by Steven Spielberg starring Tom Hanks, Amy Ryan, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda, Austin Stowell, Billy Magnussen, and Eve Hewson.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s