The above image is the first from “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” and Henry Cavill is seriously channeling his inner James Bond in the promo shot.
This will be a remake of the original 1960s TV series of the same name and shall be directed by “Snatch” and “Revolver” helmer Guy Ritchie. It raises the obvious question, could there be a better candidate to replace Daniel Craig than Henry Cavill as the next Bond, considering rumours that this year’s Bond will be Craig’s last?
Check out this synopsis.
Henry Cavill (“Man of Steel”) stars as Napoleon Solo opposite Armie Hammer (“The Social Network”) as Illya Kuryakin in director Guy Ritchie’s action adventure “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” a fresh take on the hugely popular 1960s television series.
Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” centers on CIA agent Solo and KGB agent Kuryakin. Forced to put aside longstanding hostilities, the two team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organization, which is bent on destabilizing the fragile balance of power through the proliferation of nuclear weapons and technology. The duo’s only lead is the daughter of a vanished German scientist, who is the key to infiltrating the criminal organization, and they must race against time to find him and prevent a worldwide catastrophe.