WHO’S IN IT?

Jon Hamm (Tag), Rosamund Pike (Entebbe), Dean Norris (The Book of Henry), Shea Whigham (Silver Linings Playbook), Larry Pine (The Royal Tenenbaums), Mark Pellegrino (Mulholland Drive), Idir Chender (Carbone), Ben Affan (Damascus Cover), Leïla Bekhti (The Source), Alon Abutbul (London Has Fallen), Kate Fleetwood (London Road), Douglas Hodge (Serena), Jonny Coyne (Gangster Squad), Mohamed Zouaoui (Dead on Time), Mohamed Attougui (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Brad Anderson (The Machinist), director; Tony Gilroy (The Bourne Ultimatum), writer, producer; Ted Field (Cocktail), Monica Levinson (Captain Fantastic), Shivani Rawat (Trumbo) and Mike Weber (Spring Breakers), producers; John Debney (The Passion of the Christ), composer; Björn Charpentier (Mixed Kebab), cinematographer; Andrew Hafitz (Damsels in Distress), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1982, former US diplomat Mason Skiles (Hamm) is approached by the US government to negotiate the release of his old friend Cal Riley (Pellegrino), who has been abducted by Lebanese kidnappers and held in Beirut, but the mission opens up some old wounds for Skiles…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Jon Hamm is an actor who can pull off just about any genre, from drama to comedy, and here he gets to add “suspenseful thriller” to the ongoing list of movies he can perform in without difficulties.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 10TH AUGUST 2018