WHO’S IN IT?

Jennifer Lawrence (Joy), Joel Edgerton (The Gift), Matthias Schoenaerts (Rust & Bone), Charlotte Rampling (45 Years), Mary-Louise Parker (Fried Green Tomatoes), Jeremy Irons (Awakenings), Ciarán Hinds (Road to Perdition), Bill Camp (12 Years A Slave), Joely Richardson (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo), Sakina Jaffrey (The Manchurian Candidate), Thekla Reuten (In Bruges), Douglas Hodge (The Trial), Sasha Frolova (All At Once), Kristof Konrad (Chernobyl Diaries)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Francis Lawrence (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), director; Justin Haythe (Revolutionary Road), writer; Peter Chernin (War for the Planet of the Apes), David Ready (The Mountain Between Us), Jenno Topping (Hidden Figures) and Steven Zaillian (All The King’s Men), producers; James Newton Howard (Water for Elephants), composer; Jo Willems (Hard Candy), cinematographer; Alan Edward Bell (500 Days of Summer), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Dominika Egorova (Lawrence) is a Russian ballerina who is recruited to a secret intelligence service and trained to become a “Red Sparrow”, which sees her use her body as a weapon. She is later assigned to target CIA agent Nathaniel Nash (Edgerton), but her mission threatens to reveal deadly secrets on both sides, and soon her life is at stake…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Jennifer Lawrence and director Francis Lawrence – no relation – reunite for the first time since wrapping up the Hunger Games series together for this brutal, intense spy thriller.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

THURSDAY 1ST MARCH 2018