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Benedict Cumberbatch plays a business man recruited to work for the CIA and UK's MI-6 during the Cuban Missile Crisis in the spy thriller THE COURIER. Based on a true-life events, THE COURIER also stars Rachel Brosnahan and Jessie Buckley (Fargo, I'M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS). Watch the new riveting trailer.

As Greville Wynn, Cumberbatch must form a business partnership with a Soviet agent to get intel on the Russians supplying Fidel Castro missiles.

THE COURIER opens March 14.

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Official Synopsis

THE COURIER is a true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne  (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Directed by Dominic Cooke
Written by Tom O'Connor
Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley

111 Minutes | Rated PG-13

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