WHO’S IN IT?

Tom Cruise (Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation), Sarah Wright (21 & Over), Domhnall Gleeson (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Jayma Mays (Paul Blart: Mall Cop), Jesse Plemons (Bridge of Spies), Lola Kirke (Mistress America), Lara Grice (Free State of Jones), Frank Licari (Red Lipstick), Jed Rees (Deadpool), Caleb Landry Jones (Get Out), Connor Trinneer (Prey for Death)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow), director; Gary Spinelli (Stash House), writer; Doug Davison (The Strangers), Brian Grazer (Cinderella Man), Ron Howard (The Da Vinci Code), Brian Oliver (Black Swan), Kim Roth (Tower Heist) and Tyler Thompson (Black Mass), producers; Christophe Beck (The Hangover), composer; César Charlone (City of God), cinematographer; Saar Klein (The Bourne Identity), Andrew Mondshein (The Sixth Sense) and Dylan Tichenor (There Will Be Blood), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Barry Seal (Cruise) is a hustler and pilot who is unexpectedly recruited by the CIA to run one of the biggest covert operations in US history, leading to him also becoming a drug runner for drug kingpin Pablo Escobar…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Tom Cruise gets to have fun (and, after the underperformance of The Mummy, he probably needs it) as notorious pilot-turned-drug-runner Barry Seal in this outrageous action-comedy that’s miraculously close to real life.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 25TH AUGUST 2017