The trailer for the romantic thriller
, starring Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie, has been released, including footage showing more of the storyline.
Depp plays an American tourist visiting Europe to mend a broken heart, who encounters an enigmatic woman, played by Jolie, who deliberately crosses his path. The trailer reveals the seduction of Depp's character Frank across scenes in Paris and Venice. It leads to an intrigue as he becomes a hunted man in a case of mistaken identity, dangerously used as a decoy. After Depp leaps out of a hotel to escape, he's seen reporting the incident to authorities in an amusing scene among the suspense.
Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, who won the foreign language film Oscar for
The Lives of Others
, co-wrote the screenplay.
co-stars Paul Bettany (
) and Timothy Dalton (
Toy Story 3
The Tourist opens in North America on December 10, followed by France, Belgium, Italy and Germany the next weekend, then Australia and Singapore at the end of December. It rolls out in other countries through January and in Japan in March 2011.