WHO’S IN IT?

Henry Cavill (Man of Steel), Armie Hammer (The Lone Ranger), Hugh Grant (Love Actually), Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina), Elizabeth Debicki (The Great Gatsby), Jared Harris (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Luca Calvani (When in Rome), Simona Caparrini (To Rome with Love)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Guy Ritchie (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels), director, writer; Lionel Wigram (Sherlock Holmes), writer, producer; Steve Clark-Hall (RocknRolla), John Davis (Chronicle) and Jeff Kleeman (The Judge), producers; Daniel Pemberton (The Counsellor), composer; John Mathieson (Gladiator), cinematographer; James Herbert (Edge of Tomorrow), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, CIA agent Napoleon Solo (Cavill) and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin (Hammer) are recruited to participate in a joint mission to take down a mysterious international criminal organisation which is aiming to proliferate nuclear weapons and technology. But first, they must try to get along with each other…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Long in the works with the likes of George Clooney and Tom Cruise being in contention for leading roles at one point, this adaptation of the classic TV show offers thrills, laughs and exciting recreations of the swinging 60s.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 14TH AUGUST 2015