WHO’S IN IT?

Sean Penn (Milk), Idris Elba (Pacific Rim), Javier Bardem (Skyfall), Ray Winstone (The Departed), Jasmine Trinca (The Son’s Room), Mark Rylance (The Other Boleyn Girl), Peter Franzén (Heart of a Lion), Mark Schardan (Panzer Chocolate), Rachel Lascar (Winning Streak), Jayme Swiftt (4.3.2.1)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Pierre Morel (Taken), director; Don MacPherson (The Avengers) and Pete Travis (Dredd), writers; Sean Penn (Into The Wild), Andrew Rona (Non-Stop) and Joel Silver (The Matrix), producers; Marco Beltrami (The Homesman), composer; Flavio Martínez Labiano (Unknown), cinematographer; Frédéric Thoraval (Sinister), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Martin Terrier (Penn), an international operative suffering from PTSD, desires to settle down with his long-time love Annie (Trinca). However, the organisation he works for has other plans, and Martin soon finds himself being hunted across Europe as he tries to clear his name…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

It’s acclaimed actor Sean Penn’s turn to become a late-bloomer action hero, joining forces with original Taken director Pierre Morel for something that aims to be as high octane and over-the-top fun as Liam Neeson’s own successful attempt at breaking into that market.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 20TH MARCH 2015