WHO’S IN IT?

Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Tang Wei (Lust, Caution), Viola Davis (The Help), Manny Montana (Go for Sisters), William Mapother (Another Earth), Holt McCallany (Fight Club), Archie Kao (The One), Jason Butler Harner (Changeling), John Ortiz (Silver Linings Playbook), Wang Leehom (Little Big Soldier), Yorick van Wageningen (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Ritchie Coster (The Dark Knight), Andy On (Once Upon A Time in Shanghai)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Michael Mann (Heat), director, writer, producer; Morgan Davis Foehl (film debut), writer; Jon Jashni (Pacific Rim) and Thomas Tull (Godzilla), producers; Harry Gregson-Williams (Shrek) and Atticus Ross (The Social Network), composers; Stuart Dryburgh (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty), cinematographer; Jeremiah O’Driscoll (The Polar Express), Stephen E. Rivkin (Avatar), Leo Trombetta (Little Children) and Joe Walker (12 Years A Slave), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

When a cyber-criminal seeks to cripple the international banking network, American and Chinese agencies enlist convict Nicholas Hathaway (Hemsworth) to help bring them down in a chase that spans various cities including Chicago, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Jakarta…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Blackhat presents itself as a globe-trotting crime thriller that should leave us on the edge of our seats, but in the wake of the recent Sony Pictures hacking it also boasts a timely subject matter that exists in a very real and frightening scenario.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 20TH FEBRUARY 2015