Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for cult favourite Guy Ritchie's The Man from U.N.C.L.E. The 60s set spy comedy is set against the backdrop of the Cold War and features American Napoleon Solo (Henry 'Man of Steel' Cavill) and Russian Illya Kuryakin (Armie 'Lone Ranger' Hammer) as they join forces against a common enemy.
Ritchie's kinetic, flashy style that he laid claim on in films like Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998), Snatch (2000), RocknRolla (2008) and the Sherlock Holmes duology, is back here.
With his co-writer Lionel Wigram, Ritchie aims for a strictly tongue-in-cheek approach. The car chases, boat chases, the opulent locations and the retro costumes are both a homage to and spoof of the great spy genre. The early James Bond films, which debuted around the same time, seem to be the treasure trove that is being mined.
Watch trailer here: